Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fix a meal – not a man!

Originally posted on Philippa Sklaar Blog:
I fell in love with this addictive spicy tuna salad at Yen’s in LA. It’s a huge bowl filled with crunchy lettuce, tomatoes, tuna, crisp butternut squash and zucchini coated with a spicy dressing…

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The Little Things

Originally posted on Surviving Narcissistic Abuse:
Looking back, it’s the little things narc did that still amaze me, the subtle ways he undermined me, destabilized me and tried to make me look crazy or controlling to others. At the time, I…

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BBQ Corn with Parmesan crust – another recipe to cook away codependency

Originally posted on Philippa Sklaar Blog:
 When Sue was visiting we went to Smorgasburg in Williamsburg.  There was one kiosk with the longest line and even when it began to rain, no one moved. I had to see what they…

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The Most Adorable Children’s Argument – ‘You Poked My Heart’

Originally posted on Kindness Blog :
We are delighted to share this cute video with you. Watch two little children debating the whole ‘rain vs. sprinkling’ argument. The “YOU’RE NOT REAL.  I’m real.” line left us with big smiles 🙂  …

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And that’s okay

I have a friend that taught me that okay is okay.  Sometimes our inner critic just won’t shut up, and can get kind of sneaky about raising the bar.  No matter how hard you try, you’re aware of Perfection!!!… only … Continue reading

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I need a pep talk!

I want to join a gym.  I feel a bit intimidated!  Walking is possible for awhile, but the weather will soon make that very difficult.  I’m open to other ideas, but some kind of fitness center seems reasonable. Do any … Continue reading

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Warning Signs You’re Dating a Loser

Originally posted on Let Me Reach with Kim Saeed:
Written by Joseph M. Carver, Ph.D., Psychologist ** September 27, 2003, but still very relevant in today’s world of Narcissism! Introduction Very few relationships start on terms other than sweetness and politeness.…

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