Cappy Birthday Thoughts

Today is my birthday, and I'm saturning 49. I don't have too many thoughts about being 49 specifically, and being in my 50th year on planet Earth. (I have enjoyed being in my 40's, it's the best decade yet! But I have no idea if I'm doing my 40's as the 40's are supposed to... Continue Reading →

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Narcie The Narcissist is Looking for New Friends

Yes, it's another Narcie post, and Narcie is really sorry she's monopolising my blog but Narcie really needs this... You see she's having a bad start to the New Year. Everything was supposed to magically and miraculously change for her on New Year's Day, and when it didn't she was terribly upset. But she got... Continue Reading →

Narcie The Narcissist… is a bit Embarrassed

I was going to do a not-a-Narcie post today, but... as you can see I did a Narcie post. Like a typical Narcissist, Narcie is taking over my blog... while protesting that she is not doing any such thing. I must be mistaken. She doesn't mean to be invasive, that's just her way... you wouldn't... Continue Reading →

Narcie The Narcissist on January 1st 2018

January 1st is always a bit of a strange day. The first week of a new year can feel surreal. If you've ever lived with a narcissist, every day of every year can feel strange and surreal. Narcissists are big egos with big dreams of a big life... and the typical narcissist expects those big... Continue Reading →

Narcie The Narcissist’s New Year’s Eve

Have a Happy New Year everyone! These days I quite like this time of year. I don't do very much, just chill at home doing sweet FA. When I was younger, and forced to spend X-mas and New Year with my parents, or later on just with my mother because the royal We was not... Continue Reading →

Introducing Narcie The Narcissist

I don't always do everything I say that I'm going to do, however sometimes I do... and this is one of those sometimes I do times. In a recent post (this one: Are We Nearly There Yet? ) I mentioned that I had an idea for a drawing series and that I would reveal more... Continue Reading →

What if you died and came back as someone else’s memory of you?

The question: What if you died and came back as someone else's memory of you? The idea behind the question: Imagine that there was a way to come back to life after you died. But... there is always a but... To come back to life after death relies on 2 things: 1 - Someone (anyone... Continue Reading →

How Do You Hear?

How do your hear the world around you? What do you hear when you listen? Are your ears more attuned to the negative or the positive? Do you hear cries for help or shouts of anger or screams of joy more readily, more easily, more than usual? What's your hearing style? And where did your... Continue Reading →

Are We Nearly There Yet?

I don't know if you've noticed... if you haven't I'm going to point a finger at it and shout: Look, look, LOOK! I've changed my blog's theme... it may take awhile for me to sort out the mess which this is causing, as I have to get used to how this theme works (and doesn't... Continue Reading →

Things You Do Because You’re A…

. How many things that you do can you explain simply by saying: It's because I'm a woman It's because I'm a man It's because I'm French It's because I'm a Northerner It's because I'm a Leo It's because I'm an Aries rising It's because I'm an Empath It's because I'm an Introvert It's because... Continue Reading →

Decompartmentalising Yourself

I was having a conversation yesterday evening which began in the compartment of work/business and slowly crossed lines into other compartments until it ended up in the deeply personal and intensely private (mine, not someone else's because that's not my boundary to cross). At one point the person I was speaking with said something along... Continue Reading →

Pluto Square Saturn – Testing your Mettle

Hello, and welcome to one of my astrology posts! If you're new to my blog neighbourhood, here's some things you might want to know before settling in: 1 - I'm not an astrologer, so my version of astrology is... my version of astrology (which is sort of astrology but not really astrology, it's basically another... Continue Reading →

Doing Things You Don’t Want To Do

What do you consider to be a true sign of success in life? Is it money? Is it fame? Is it power? Is it love? Is it getting lots of Follows and Likes on Social Media? Is it being able to eat pizza, bacon, cake and chocolate while sitting on a comfy sofa playing video... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Am I the Narcissist or is He/She?

Q: Am I the Narcissist or is he/she? A: It's not as simple as that. Q: Why isn't it as simple as that? I want it to be that simple so that I can move on from the conflicts, confusion, cognitive dissonance, discomfort, that question is causing for me, and get on to the next... Continue Reading →

It’s Like Nothing I do Makes a Difference

The title of this post - It's Like Nothing I do Makes a Difference - comes from something I jotted down on a pad I have on my desk for jotting somethings down... These somethings are things which don't really have words to describe them and the words used to describe them don't really describe... Continue Reading →

Neurophilosophy by Scott Williams – clinical therapist, life learner, storyteller

My wife and I had an argument. It took me some time to realize that I had absolutely no idea what she was talking about. I know I’m a man and that is typically how we define normal, but his was different. I mean, I understood the words, even in proper order, but I couldn’t […]... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Relationship Problems

What do you want in a relationship? Why do you want those things in a relationship? Do you give to others what you want them to give to you in a relationship? Do you really give to others those things that you want them to give to you in a relationship or do you just... Continue Reading →

You Remind Me Of Me

I had the introduction to the post already writing itself in my mind, and was going to launch into it as soon as I'd popped the title, which had come to me in a flash as I was thinking about something, into the relevant box in the post editor... But then my mind went blank.... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Lying to Yourself

Do you lie to yourself? If your answer is any of the following: 1 - an emphatic NO! 2 - No, I don't think so. 3 - I would never do that. 4 - I am committed to telling the truth at all costs. 5 - I am an honest person. 6 - I could... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Thinking Too Much

What are you thinking? That's a question I often ask myself. It's different from - What were you thinking?!?! And, yes, I also ask myself that question often... because I'm one of those people who blurts something out in the moment, when I'm caught up in the flow of a conversation, and all these associations... Continue Reading →

The Blogger’s Curse…

Or is it a blessing? But what is IT? IT is when an old post of yours from years back gets a new comment. At this point you're probably thinking this is definitely a blessing. How could it be a curse? Focus on the positive: 1. Someone noticed your post. Every day hundreds of thousands... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Selfishness

Dear Me, There's a question which people sometimes ask: If you could tell your younger self something, write and send them a letter, a message to the past from the future, what would you say to yourself? This is often used as a writing prompt, or a method of self healing... . excerpt from: The... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Taking Things Personally

Don't take this personally... Why not? I'm a person aren't I? How else am I supposed to take it? . . Don't take this personally... Okay. but you are... Wait a minute, you're going to tell me something about myself and I'm not supposed to take it personally? . . I was going to give... Continue Reading →

Fourteen

I was just checking up on the news, and spotted an article about #MeAt14: Raising awareness around the age of consent I don't have any photos of me at 14. I got rid of all photographs of myself during a phase I was going through when I was in my early 20's. Occasionally I regret... Continue Reading →

The Red Flags I Use To Recognise A Narcissist

One of the most important things which you can do for yourself is to - Know Yourself. Self-knowledge is personal power. . . Getting to know yourself is a process which continuously happens over your entire lifetime. It starts off when you are born, simply, as you discover your own body, as you experience sensations,... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Being a Misfit

Hello and welcome to Misfit Club! Before you can pass through the hallowed gates behind me... Yes, they're gates. Yes, I know they don't look like gates. Yes, they're made of driftwood and bent cutlery carefully tied together with bits of frayed string, old shoelaces. No, we didn't have any rusty nails or threadless screws... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Making Mistakes

My posts are full of mistakes. I'm not just talking about typos, grammatical errors, and writing faux pas. I'm not just talking about social media shouldn'ts, errors in blogging etiquette, and online community cock-ups. I'm not just talking about getting my facts in a twist, misinformation, contradiction, memory blips, blind spots, and being batshit. I'm... Continue Reading →

Does Capricorn Hate Nagging?

Put your hands up... No, this isn't a stick up... and no, you're not being arrested... for being a Capricorn capricorns and people (anything in bold in this particular post is a search term which popped up in my blog's stats over the last 7 days) apparently Capricorns aren't people, and may be stopped, frisked,... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Anxiety

TRIGGER WARNING - Whenever I see that warning, it makes me tense up, although usually the things discussed within posts with that warning don't tend to trigger me, and that's not because they warned me and I tensed up, preparing myself for the worst, relieved that it wasn't as bad as the worst that I... Continue Reading →

Strange Gifts – Self-Doubt

doubt: Are you sure? me: What do you mean by "Are you sure?" Do you mean am I, as a being, sure = a safe, stable, both feet firmly planted on the ground person or Do you mean am I sure, certain, about something... perhaps something I have just said to you? doubt: I'm not... Continue Reading →

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