PSYCHVINE

Category: self-esteem

In several previous blogs, we discussed domestic abuse and violence. In the first blog, we reviewed common abusive behaviors known as gaslighting. The second blog discussed more examples of gaslighting behavior. Finally, we wrote on the topic of why people return to toxic relationships. The following TED talk by Leslie Morgan Steiner describes a moving account of one woman’s story.      

Scientists and philosophers have argued about the relationships between body and mind for centuries. Do emotions begin with a bodily reaction to events or do emotions follow from the way people perceive events? We have our own take on this argument, but that’s not what this blog is about. At the end of the day, there is no argument that body and mind are tightly connected. In fact, we know that putting on a happy face really works. Multiple research…