Early Morning Barking – Page 18
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Mental Health NPD

NPD and Exploitative Behaviour

We’re nearly onto the last NPD marker, but before we’ve still got this sticky subject to cover. Exploitative behaviour is something we generally connect with narcissism and NPD. In this video I talk about some of the different ways it plays out in life, and whether or not we can do anything about it. It’s a huge topic, so this is just a scratch of the surface.

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BPD Mental Health

BPD and Unclear or Shifting Self Image

Trigger warning! You might not like this video. An unclear or shifting sense of self is a problem faced by a lot of people with BPD, but it’s not something that people without BPD ever think about. We’re running on manual with our personality, and that means we sometimes make some wrong choices.

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Mental Health NPD

NPD and a Sense of Entitlement

The NPD marker of a sense of entitlement is one that really makes us behave badly. This is why we’re horrible to strangers, shop workers, waiting staff, and anyone else unlucky enough to tell us something we don’t want to hear.

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BPD Mental Health

BPD and Self Destructive Behaviour

This video talks about the BPD marker of self destructive and impulsive behaviour. The behaviours vary from too much online shopping, to substance misuse. Some are more obvious than others, but they’re all there to stop us feeling as bad as we did. The trouble is, they rarely actually help.

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Mental Health NPD

NPD and Arrogant and Haughty Behaviour

Here’s a video all about the NPD marker of arrogant and haughty behaviour. It’s a simple as it sounds, but just like any other NPD marker, and any other mental health problem, it effects the people suffering with it, in ways that aren’t immediately obvious.

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BPD Mental Health

BPD and Unstable Relationships

In this video I talk about the BPD marker, unstable relationships. It’s one that sounds like we just keep meeting the wrong people, when the truth is that it’s us that make our own unstable relationships. There are so many elements of BPD that work together, to make unstable relationships the only ones we have.

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BPD Mental Health NPD

BPD, NPD, and Asking for Forgiveness

This video is all about asking for forgiveness from others, following a BPD or NPD related outburst. Are we responsible for how our BPD effects us? Should we just be forgiven because we’ve got BPD? What if we have NPD and all we do is say sorry? Our BPD and NPD effects us all differently, but we all end up having to ask for forgiveness at some point.

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BPD Mental Health NPD

Forgiving Yourself

After a bad episode, a mistake, or anything else going wrong, it’s important that you don’t punish yourself. If there’s anyone who absolutely should be on your side at all times, it’s you.

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BPD Mental Health NPD

A Bad Three Days

The last three days are a blur. This video is an attempt to explain what happened, and what it feels like. I’m not sure that I did a great job, maybe I’m still too close to it.

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Mental Health NPD

NPD and the Need for Excessive Admiration

In this video I talk about the NPD marker of the need for excessive admiration. I also take a look at how I’m not as over things as I thought I was.