Narcissism – what’s that?

It's World Narcissistic Abuse Day on June 1st. Why raise awareness? 158 Mio people are affected by narcissistic abuse in the U.S. only!  Many even don't know they are experiencing real emotional and psychological abuse. Why? Closed doors, gas-lightening, perfect facade, shaming, guilt tripping etc keep the victims doubting their feeling. There is a broad … Continue reading Narcissism – what’s that?

Why is secure attachment so important?

Why is secure attachment so important? How come so many people these days speak about it? Does it mean to carry my baby, breast feed on demand and have her sleep in my bed? What is the fuss about? Let me explain... We now know that not only the first 3 years in life but … Continue reading Why is secure attachment so important?

Trauma – what’s that?

These days more people speak about trauma. And that's good. Awareness is building. But really what is trauma? Unresolved trauma alters memory, effects our health, determines our capacity to relate, to cope with stress and much more... Let's look into this a little more detailed: In a nuthsell there is shock trauma: a situation in … Continue reading Trauma – what’s that?