Category Archives: Being Genuine

The Gas Light Effect

I’m reprinting a blog post I wrote years ago on another one of my blogs, in 2009 (with updates in brackets and at the end).  Periodically I like to re-post blog posts with updates…to remind me where I was and … Continue reading

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Why we are alienated from ourselves

I’d have to agree with this: I have no words to describe my loneliness, my sadness, or my anger. I have no words to speak my need for exchange, understanding, recognition. So I criticize, I insult, or I strike. Or … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, anxiety, Being Genuine, Complex-PTSD, Congruent Living, Eckhart Tolle, Nonviolent communication, NVC, Personal growth, PTSD triggers, Soul wounds, Thomas D'Ansembourg | Tagged , , , , , | 17 Comments