Author: Narcissistically Speaking

Discard by The Narcissist

The Narcissist will intentionally discard you at the worst possible time in your life.  This discard will take place during unfortunate life situations such as losing a job, a loved one, or after receiving a negative diagnosis.  On the other hand, The Narcissist will plan a discard to interrupt what should be a time of celebration such as a new job or promotion, a birthday, holiday or anniversary.  The Narcissist will implement the discard, leaving you bewildered, dazed and confused during a time in which you should be celebrating.  To the Narcissist this guarantees that instead of remembering the joyous occasion, your memories will be marred by the discard of the Narcissist. One moment, the relationship will appear to be doing well and the Narcissist will pose as a source of support, and out of nowhere, the Narcissist will abruptly end the relationship.  As you search for answers trying to put your shattered dreams back together, the Narcissist will act cold and callous as if you never meant anything to them.   The sole purpose behind …

Mood Boosting Recipe

YIELD: 2 TO 4 Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp Noodle Bowls total time: 35 MINS INGREDIENTS 3  tablespoons coconut oil 1/2 pound raw peeled and deveined shrimp, patted dry 1/2 sweet onion, sliced 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced 1/2 orange bell pepper, sliced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoons red curry paste 1/3 cup sugar snap peas 1 (14-ounce) can full-fat coconut milk 1 (14-ounce) can light coconut milk 6 ounces cooked rice noodles or soba noodles… or spaghetti! 3 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro 2 green onions, sliced INSTRUCTIONS Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add 2 tablespoons of the coconut oil. Add in the shrimp and cook until opaque and pink on both sides. Sprinkle with salt and pepper Remove the shrimp and place it in a bowl off to the side. Add the remaining coconut oil to the pot. Stir in the onions, peppers, more salt, and pepper and stir to toss. Cover and cook until the vegetables have slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Add in the garlic, ginger and curry paste and stir to coat. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, scraping the bottom. Add in the snap peas and coconut milk. Increase heat and …

Mood Boosting Recipes For a Happier You

This honey garlic shrimp recipe is quick and easy to prepare.  Ready in 20 minutes, this healthy dinner will join your regular dinner rotation. Serve with brown rice and vegetables, grill on skewers, or serve over salad. Ingredients 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup soy sauce (I use reduced sodium) 1 Tablespoon minced garlic optional: 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger 1 lb medium uncooked shrimp, peeled & deveined 2 teaspoons olive oil optional: chopped green onion for garnish

The Narcissist, A Real Life Grinch

If you have dated a narcissist for any length of time, you are definitely aware of their fascination with sabotaging holidays, birthdays, graduations, you name it.  Whatever the event, I’m sure their footprint of misery supersedes the memory.  Whether it’s the disappearing act, the sudden argument or the silent treatment, the narcissist is determined to steal the joy out of any celebratory event.  And they will continue to do so, year after year…after year.  The bigger the event or holiday, the better.  So with that being said, it’s no wonder why Christmas is the opportune time for the narcissist’s dark side to be on display. The narcissist has absolutely no problem bringing the joy of Christmas to a halt and redirecting all attention onto themselves.  That’s what the Grinch-like behavior is all about, stealing your joy and gaining your attention.  The narcissist hates to see anyone truly happy because it reminds them of their misery which is unbearable.  So in order to get relief from their own miserable selves, the narcissist will project their misery …