WHY HIJACKALS CREATE CHAOS & CONFUSION

Don’t Hijackals love to stir the pot and keep it swirling? They definitely have goals in mind and one is to keep you spinning and the relationship unstable. You want that to stop. Get insights into stopping the spinning and instability in this episode. When a Hijackal wants power over you–and they all do, one […]

ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM ENABLER’S GUILT?

You could be suffering from enabler’s guilt without knowing what is causing your fear, anxiety, or depression. THE GOOD NEWS: It doesn’t have to be that way. Once you recognize what’s going on, you can take steps to change it, reclaim your power, and rebuild your life. Do you ever feel that, somehow, it’s your job […]

ENMESHED, ENTRENCHED OR EMERGING EMPOWERED?

Enmeshed, Entrenched, and Emerging Empowered! Know the Differences so YOU can Make a Difference! You know that being enmeshed or entrenched with another human is unhealthy, right? You may not recognize just what’s happening right now, though. This episode will help you see what’s unhealthy and how to move towards Emerging Empowered. Hijackals want you […]

THE FAWNING RESPONSE

Fawning can be thought of as a step further than people-pleasing. SO, you really need to know about it. Until you become conscious of it, you may be doing it. To get your life back, and to be emerging empowered, you want to recognize it, take charge of it, and garner new insights and skills. […]

ARE YOU ABANDONING YOURSELF BY ENABLING OR CODEPENDENCE?

It is essential to recognize when you are abandoning yourself. You may think it’s part of being a good person. It’s a delicate balance, for sure. How do you re-establish that balance if you have become an enabler, or are codependent?  Listening to this episode is a very good start! HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS EPISODE: My […]

HOW DO I KNOW IF I’M READY TO DATE AFTER A TOXIC RELATIONSHIP?

8 Essential Factors for Recovery After Emotional Abuse, that you need to consider …even if you don’t want to and just want to go get the love, fun, attention, and validation you’ve been missing. What if you skip them? It could be a disaster. You may be anxious to date, or you may be scared […]

Reclaiming Your Body after an Emotionally Abusive Relationship GUEST: Anna-Thea

You may feel unsafe after leaving an emotionally abusive relationship where sex was a demand or commodity. Wonderful insights for releasing your fear about new intimate relationships. For many women–and men, too–restoring a feeling of safety to enjoy sexual intimacy seems a long way off. Anna-Thea share invaluable insights for regaining that sense of safety. […]

4 TYPES & 3 DEGREES OF NARCISSISTIC BEHAVIOR

How Knowing These Helps You Make Health-Affirming Decisions You likely give people the benefit of the doubt, or are willing to go the extra mile for them. That’s healthy and usually reciprocal. Great! BUT, when you’re with someone with narcissistic behaviors, it’s not healthy or reciprocal. It’s unhealthy and one-sided. HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS EPISODE: 4 […]

10 Emotionally Abusive Things Hijackals Say Often

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… And How to NEUTRALIZE Their Effects on You You hear the same demeaning, dismissive things from narcissistic Hijackals all the time. It wears you down and they put your down. You need tools and strategies to neutralize the poison when it’s being poured on you. This episode gives you specific insights into keeping yourself […]

THE DREADED SILENT TREATMENT

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Ugh! The narcissistic Hijackal falls silent, ignores you, and won’t respond. What’s up with that? What are they hoping to achieve? What’s your internal dialogue? What ways are most effective to respond? That’s today’s episode. So dismissive! Hijackals can treat you as though you’re invisible, erased, and definitely not present. They want to impress upon […]