Category Archives for "Narcissist Traits"

Jun 14

Enforcing Emotional Boundaries with Difficult People

By Michele Nieves | Narcissist Traits

Like physical boundaries, emotional boundaries define separateness. Your emotional boundaries are the property lines that separate your thoughts and feelings from those of other people. Everyone deserves to have emotional boundaries, and to have those emotional boundaries respected. However, toxic individuals, such as malignant narcissists, refuse to respect the boundaries of others. Not only do […]

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Jun 05

Healing Codependency Traits

By Michele Nieves | Narcissist Traits

If you have been raised in a dysfunctional family where you were conditionally loved then you may have been raised to feel more like a human doing instead of a human being. Breaking free of that generational conditioned behavior is not easy; it takes effort, awareness, a tremendous amounts of self-compassion, there’s a learning curve […]

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May 22

How to NOT Love Yourself

By Michele Nieves | Narcissist Traits

For individuals that grow up in a toxic family environment, asking them to describe what self-love looks like is as effective as asking a blind person to describe color; without a reference point it is impossible to understand let alone describe. https://youtu.be/bKspiCB7kFE In my face to face coaching, many of my clients struggle to put […]

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Dec 16

Narcissists Hate Holidays

By Michele Nieves | Narcissist Traits

When Gifts Are Synonymous With Poison: It’s very difficult to wrap your mind around the fact that the significant other,  parent, family member or close friend of yours purposely wants to harm you and/or destroy you (preferably the latter, if we are being honest with each other). After all, most relationships that are rocky, combative, and […]

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