“A lot of men are conditioned to be the provider, the person that everyone leans on. To think about self-care might feel self-indulgent or weak. To address that, you have to think about the oxygen mask analogy. You’re going to be a better worker, a better dad, a better partner if you’re taking care of yourself.”
Great article and quiz on one’s attachment style. If you want to learn more about your attachment style and way of relating, check out the book referenced. It’s a great read.
Everyone has an attachment style. What is yours and how is it impacting your ability to partner with people?
As with a lot of mental health difficulties, Biploar Disorder gets inaccurately categorized and described among the general public and in pop culture. This is a great read that explains Bipolar I and II disorder well.
I bet most mental health professionals would agree with this.
Do you feel like an intruder in your own family?
I notice that narcissism gets thrown around as a descriptor more often these days. Perhaps its a new “buzz word” that people don’t fully understand? Even so, it is an incredibly powerful descriptor that should be used appropriately. People can sometimes present with narcissistic tendencies, but that is not the same thing as having a diagnosis. There are different types of narcissism. Check this article out to find out more and to make sure you are accurately using this descriptor.
The body knows.
Do you ignore signs that your mental health may need some attention? Check this article out for help identifying the signs.