Archive for the Positive Thinking Category


“You are the light of the world…”

14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl.

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Dealing with Narcissists: The Circle of Control

I am not sure who the author of the leadership tool “Circle of Control” actually is so that I can give credit to them. … Keep going...

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Be the best parent

In the midst of the chaos that dealing with a person with a personality disorder brings, it is so easy to be frustrated.… Keep going...

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‘Gratitude is the open door to abundance’

This is what my Yogi tea told me today 🙂

So, let me count the ways which I am thankful:

1- I have an attorney who understands domestic violence behaviors & tactics, and even personality disorders. … Keep going...

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Way to go, kid!

Last weekend, my daughter didn’t want to go to her dad’s. So, since he couldn’t get the kids until later, or have me bring them to him – I bought my kids a little extra time by having to work around a “previous commitment” before I could drive them there.… Keep going...

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“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. …

I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” – John 14:27… Keep going...

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“For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you,

Do not fear, I will help you.”

– Isaiah 41:13… Keep going...

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What I do to feel better when coparenting with a narcissist

It’s not easy.  Really, it’s so not easy.  My kids are with their dad this weekend, and this past Wednesday, my daughter woke up wanting to stay under the covers. … Keep going...

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“So say with confidence, ‘the Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. …

What can man do to me?” – Hebrews 13:6

 

~Good to remember… what can my ex to do me? Why do I let him get to me?  

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“Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.” – Proverbs

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“It is only when you exercise your right to choose that you can also exercise your right to change.”

-Dr. Shad Helmstetter… Keep going...

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I am so glad that I am not my ex

Think about it… aren’t you glad you aren’t your ex as well?

I do have a lot of sympathy for him. … Keep going...

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“Mom, can we go back to before I was born and pick out a new dad for me?”

This is what my daughter asked me the other night, in the middle of screaming tears…. “Mom, can we go back to before I was born and pick out a new dad for me?”

Do narcissist parents impact their parents? … Keep going...

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Example of “communicating” with a narcissist “effectively”

Recently, with both my kids in turmoil and feeling frustration that they have to see their Dad, my daughter’s awesome therapist suggested that I try to see them every day that they are at their father’s. … Keep going...

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Holidays and narcissism

AAGGGG!!!  They all lose it around holidays, birthdays and special events.. don’t they?

There are definite times of year when I feel more tension and worry about what’s going to transpire and how it’s going to go than others.… Keep going...

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School pictures and divorce

For divorced families where the parents work together for the sake of the kids (ahhh… fantasy bliss :), the aspect of getting the school pictures ordered for both parents probably doesn’t cause any alarm.… Keep going...

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Courage, strength and hope

possess my soul…

I will stand firmly and without fear.

– Gothe

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“Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.” – Jack Buck

A wonderful quote to remember!

Is it crappy to have to coparent with a narcissist?  YES!

Tree in Bloom

Tree in Bloom

It is toxic to have a narcissist in your life?… Keep going...

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