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How to Deal with Narcissistic Behavior in Orthodox Families?

Healthy self- love, self-worth, self-esteem, self-value, and self-image contribute to a healthy human being. But when these things augment and start impacting the people around you in a negative way, that’s when you will see narcissistic behavior taking over.  Irrespective of where you’re from,  narcissistic behavior is similar across the globe. While the signs of…

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5 Ways to Express Your Feelings Clearly

When we are growing up we get better with understanding our feelings. Knowing our feelings helps us to know what we want and what choices do we need to make. Expressing these feelings clearly, subsequently communicates its to those around us. It also helps set healthy boundaries. It is really important to know how or…

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4 Ways to Regain Your Sexual Powers after an Assault

When I was 7-years-old I was sexually assaulted by my uncle. After years of shame and disbelief from my family members I decided to move forward, accept my pain, and regain my sexual powers. Here’s how I did it. “He parked the car in the middle of nowhere shsh-ed me and slowly lifted my skirt…

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How to Get Rid of Anxiety in 9 Easy Steps

Going through a divorce was a cumbersome task already, but her dad’s sudden death on top of that was what made it all the more difficult. Lena still thought she will handle it all and she did. On the outside, she was perfectly fine. Tossing everything at the back of her mind for another time,…

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5 types of a toxic mother

Angry Mother. An angry mom is a type of toxic mother that is in a constant state of anger. This is not talking about a mom that is upset once in a while, agitated once in a while, or one that had a bad day. This is a mother constantly angry and causes the child…

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Motherless Daughter – How to overcome co-dependency.

For years, I surrender my life and happiness to other people. I went to other people to heal my brokenness, fix the pain and disappointments I was experiencing from the lack of nurturing I did not get from my mother

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Overcoming Co-Dependency

PODCAST: Empowering Motherless Daughters(EMD) Topic: Co-Dependency Speaker: Zainab  At some point in my life, I looked for my mother in you. I looked for my mother in my friends, co-workers, manager, neighbors… Everybody! I looked for my mother in everyone and anyone because I was desperate.  As a child, I never had my mother around….

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