Posts by Antoinetta Vogels

A generation gap, is it unavoidable?

Baby Boomers, Generation X, Y-ers, Millennials: these are names that denote a demographic of people who were born around a particular time, and who therefore come of age as a group as well. There are specific trends in every age group, and no matter the generation, children are expected to rebel against their parents. Because…

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Narcissistic repair, how to go about it…

Narcissus – it sounds so beautiful but the consequences of a narcissistic attitude are much less so. Narcissus is a figure from Greek mythology. He was a beauty, who found himself so beautiful and important that he kept staring at his reflection in the water of a small lake. Eventually he perished because of it.…

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TRUMP and NARCISSISTIC ABUSE

We do not want our narcissistic parent to rule our life – we do everything we can to become the masters of our lives and rightly so because we only have one life to live: “My life is mine, and mine alone!” YET, there are still many so people who prefer to be beaten by…

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Narcissistic Abuse, an antidote against it.

It’s not your fault!   If you are eager to step back into the groove of trying to make it work at all cost – Often at the cost of your Self! Trying to make your relationship work, your marriage, your job, your behavior, or that change in attitude… It is not your fault To…

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Self-destructive Behavior

It is a loaded term: self-destructive behavior. In essence what it comes down to: doing things that are bad for you. The more often you do them, the weaker you make yourself. The worst kind of self-destructive behavior is suicide, although you might wonder what is worse: letting yourself slide downward until you feel so miserable that…

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Your Self in Your Relationship

If you are not firmly bonded with your Self and something you can rely on you can bet that it will reflect in your relationship. Even during the excitement of the first date a bad relationship with your Self can spoil things. For example, have you ever noticed that you start to perspire when you…

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Be a hero…be your self!

Happy 4th of July Weekend!

“Not everyone can be a hero!” That is why being a hero is so special. Saving a person from a burning house requires an instant decision – helping an old lady cross a street with crazy traffic and no lights happens at the spur of the moment. Being a hero is not something you can…

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The Motivation Cure- Upcoming Book

The Motivation Cure announces an important discovery: creating more self-awareness is the solution to many life-problems and pains: failing marriages – war with your kids – domestic violence – insomnia – poor job performance – addiction and recovery -anxiety and depression and many more… Your motivation is directly tied to the state of your Sense of Self…

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