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Shahida Arabi


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Past articles by Shahida:

5 Powerful Lessons Arya Stark Teaches about Surviving Trauma

Arya Stark’s darkness is not minimized or sugarcoated. → Read More

5 Things You Don’t Realize He’s Doing Because He’s A Narcissist

Perhaps you make excuses for his hot and cold treatment of you, but deep down you know there is something terribly wrong. He might subject you to cruel insults, overt and covert put-downs and even … → Read More

The Liminal Space Between Heartbreak And Healing: 7 Steps To Get Out Of Emotional Limbo

This is the numbness you feel right after a breakup. It’s the frozen terror you feel when you receive bad news. It’s the shock that hasn’t worn off a tragedy. The liminal space is the unprocessed a… → Read More

5 Signs You Have White Knight Syndrome: Playing The Rescuer In Your Relationships

Do you find yourself playing the “rescuer” in all of your relationships? You may be suffering from what some psychologists call “White Knight Syndrome.” → Read More

The Dollhouse: 5 Roles You Play In A Narcissist’s ‘Harem’ Or Love Cult

In any relationship with a narcissist, you become part of a cult-like group, because narcissists usually have many other “admirers” awaiting to serve them at their beck and call – whether they be e… → Read More

Why Do People Lie? 7 Major Reasons For Deception (And How To Spot A Liar)

Even with all the information we have about how to spot a liar, the other major question remains: why do people lie in the first place? → Read More

5 Reasons Why People Attempt Suicide

It’s important to talk about why suicide attempts and ideation occur. It’s important to destigmatize the suffering of those who may be shouldering their pain in silence. It’s important to be mindfu… → Read More

What Is The Shadow Self? And How Do I Do Shadow Work?

There are three counterintuitive reasons why your so-called “dark side” holds the key to manifesting your desires. → Read More

What Dialectical Behavior Therapy Is And How It Can Save Your Life

DBT is an evidence-based treatment proven by research to be effective for those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse problems, eating disorders, Borderline Personality Dis… → Read More

For All The Women Broken By An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

There is magic even in the women who are brought to their knees. → Read More

I Am Actually Living Carrie Bradshaw’s Life – But Here’s What’s Different

I am a twenty-something writer who lives alone in Manhattan, in a dream apartment with a doorman and even a walk-in closet. But unlike Carrie Bradshaw, I left my Mr. Big for good. → Read More

10 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because You’re An INFJ, The World’s Rarest Personality Type

While INFJs can have a difficult time setting boundaries with toxic people at the onset, they all eventually reach their limits. → Read More

Sometimes, It’s Better To Be Alone

Sometimes it’s better to embrace the beautiful uncertainty of being alone, to stand in the beautiful certainty of knowing you can always save yourself. → Read More

Self-Harm: Self-Care Strategies For Healing And Recovery

Those who self-harm are often trying to cope with a deep pain they feel they don’t have the resources to cope with otherwise. → Read More

Love Or Limerence? 11 Signs You’re In A Fantasy Relationship

Limerence is an involuntary state of deep obsession and infatuation with another person. But unlike requited love, it can have disastrous consequences. → Read More

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Mind On Replay

Those with OCD may be very well aware that their compulsions and obsessions are irrational, but that does not make them less prone to engaging in rituals to ward off the obsessive thoughts and impu… → Read More

5 Seriously Fucked Up Ways Covert Narcissists And Sociopaths Destroy You

A sociopath is a pathological liar – someone who will lie just for the fun of it. → Read More

5 Powerful Differences Between Twin Flames And False Twin Flames

Whether you believe in the idea of twin flames or not, it’s important to distinguish between what could be a twin flame-like relationship and what is actually a false twin flame connection. → Read More

111 Conversation Starters And Topics To Ignite Killer Dates And Meetings

Which flaw of yours do you try to hide from your partners early on in the relationship? Have you ever wanted someone you couldn’t have? → Read More

5 Signs You’re In A Dangerous Trauma Bond With A Toxic Person

You do everything to please them and are loyal to a fault, even when they give you nothing in return but pain. → Read More