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The “Four F’s” of C-PTSD

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
I just began reading “Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving” by Pete Walker. I can already tell I won’t be able to put it down (I will write a book review when I’m finished,…

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Book review: “A Higher Loyalty” by James Comey

The “handshake” shown here is described in the book. I received my copy of the bestselling memoir A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by former FBI director James Comey on Thursday and  finished it this morning.   It’s a fast … Continue reading

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Why “A Wrinkle in Time” is an important book in these dark days of Trumpism.

2018 book cover. Sarah Kendzior, an expert on authoritarian states who often appears on MSNBC to talk about the Trump presidency and its similarity with other autocratic regimes, shared her thoughts with Flood Magazine   in which she uses the plot of … Continue reading

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The Stack.

My Stack. A few weeks ago, I got a catalogue from The Vermont Country Store.  I’ve ordered a few things from their catalogues (I adore their super-comfy and attractive Mumu-style tops, and keep ordering more — I have 4 of … Continue reading

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13 reasons why you should pick up a book and read it.

I used to read about three books a week, sometimes as many as four.   As a child and teen, I was a voracious reader, so into my books that the adults around me used to worry about me.  “Why … Continue reading

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God is my guide and mentor.

I don’t like to get all religious on this blog, but once again, God led me to a small thing that’s exactly what my soul needs.  Just about a month ago,  I found a wonderful book of devotions in the … Continue reading

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One way to peg a narcissist you probably never heard of.

It may sound ridiculous but I think this is a good way to judge a person’s character without their suspecting anything. Chatter about movies, books, and other forms of entertainment is a standard ice breaker (and is part of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving (by Pete Walker)

I finally finished reading a most wonderful book sent to me by my friend and fellow blogger, Linda Lee. It’s called Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving, written by Pete Walker, himself a sufferer of C-PTSD and narcissistic abuse survivor. … Continue reading

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A list of useful blogs and books about NPD, narcissistic abuse, and BPD.

These are all listed under my “Resources and Support” tab in the header, but I wanted to call attention to them. I have added some new ones. My apologies if you don’t see your blog listed here. Unfortunately, I can’t … Continue reading

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Look what I just got in the mail!

My friend just sent me a copy of this book. I didn’t go to work today but I woke up still feeling moody and out of sorts and I sure could use a few laughs. To get in the right … Continue reading

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