Dementia in public: how to cope with negative reactions to your loved ones dementia behaviours

Dementia in public how to cope with negative reactions

People with dementia have few inhibitions and can suffer from outbursts of rage, attacks of extreme fear, and even incontinence. The unpredictability of the disease can make trips out feel intimidating. Reactions from the general public can range from kind and supportive, to ignorant and unhelpful.  Here are some small steps you can take to … Continue reading Dementia in public: how to cope with negative reactions to your loved ones dementia behaviours

What’s it like growing up with a narcissistic parent?

What’s it like growing up with a narcissistic parent?

Being around a narcissist can be difficult, whether it's a co-worker, an acquaintance or even a neighbour - but having a parent who is a narcissist can be even more challenging. Growing up with a narcissist can actually cause life-long psychological trauma which can be incredibly difficult to overcome, and so many children of narcissists … Continue reading What’s it like growing up with a narcissistic parent?

How to keep your vulnerable loved ones safe this winter during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to keep your vulnerable loved ones safe this winter during the covid-19 pandemic

While 2020 got off to a relatively normal start, the coronavirus outbreak soon spread across the world, and to date, it has infected more than 74 million people globally. With winter now upon us, it’s more important than ever to take care of your health and to protect your vulnerable loved ones, especially if you … Continue reading How to keep your vulnerable loved ones safe this winter during the COVID-19 pandemic