Mind Games: Beating Yourself Up

By Paula Bianchi – I know I’m striking a chord with the title of this article. The moment you read it; you had a flash of memory of everything you beat yourself up for. Why? Well, this is all too familiar a territory for most of us because it’s something that we’ve done to ourselves […]

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Mind Games: Feeling Overwhelmed

By Paula Bianchi – We all know life isn’t easy, but when we have to deal with one thing on top of another then another, we can begin to feel quite overwhelmed. For some, by the time they have reached this point, they’re more than ready to throw their hands up and surrender because they […]

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Mind Games: Being Alone

By Paula Bianchi – There are three kinds of being alone that I want to talk about here. One is where you’re physically alone. The second is when you’re mentally alone, and the third is a combination of both. Some people are happy with there life of solitude. They crave to be alone and may […]

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Mind Games: Our Parent’s Secrets

By Paula Bianchi –  When we’re born, all of our needs must be met by our parents, making them the most important people in our lives. They shape and form the world we live in, so it’s easy for them to hide their unpleasant, adult secrets from us as we’re growing up. Sometimes, our parents […]

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Mind Games: Surviving Childhood

By Paula Bianchi – I know it’s Tuesday, and you were expecting to find the next installment of: Lucy in the Afterlife, but I’m afraid you’ll have to wait until next Tuesday. This Mind Games article was begging to be written, so I did. Hope you enjoy. ******************************************* Whether we realize it or not, most […]

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Mind Games: Overcoming Defeat

By Paula Bianchi – Overcoming defeat, is a challenge we must face many times during our lives. At one end of the spectrum, there are some who may overcome their defeat and put it behind them quickly, while at the other end of the spectrum, you have those who completely crumble in upon themselves as […]

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Mind Games: COVID-19: Thinking the Worst

By Paula Bianchi – During our time of self-isolation, it’s hard to keep ourselves from thinking the worst. We’re all so vulnerable to this contagious germ that’s invading our bodies, our families, our homes, and our daily lives. To be stuck in our house, is against human nature, but here we all are. As usual, […]

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Mind Games: Betrayal

By Paula Bianchi – Everyone has experienced some form of betrayal in their lives, and it can come in many shapes and sizes. We’ve been betrayed by: parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and bosses. Quite a list, isn’t it? It kind of makes you want to lock yourself away […]

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Mind Games: Expectations

By Paula Bianchi – When we go about our daily lives, we place a lot of expectations on: relationships, careers, cars, houses, people’s reactions to something, and expected outcomes, to name a few. It’s just something we all do. We can’t help it. But when our expectations aren’t met in the way we expected them […]

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Mind Games: Suicide

By Paula Bianchi – Suicide is the worst mind game. Most people never entertain the thought of ending their own lives because they know it isn’t an option, they would ever choose no matter what, but there are some troubled souls who choose to leave this world by their own hand. For whatever reason, these […]

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