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Loki: And Other Marvels

I’m going to be honest. I am not really a fan of Marvel movies. I became, how shall I put this, a fan by association during Covid because...

How Does One “Settle”?

I know that it’s been a minute since I’ve written a blog post. I could say that it’s because I’ve been busy writing and editing my book...

Tattoos and the Body Connection

I’ve gotten quite a few new tattoos during this quarantine. And when I say quite a few, I actually mean three. What is this about? I...

The Magnetic Pull of the Narcissist

I think it happened again. I didn’t even see it coming, or maybe I did and just didn’t want to acknowledge that. It was a great,...

I Am So (fill in the blank)!

I am mad. No. Not strong enough. I am enraged. I am disgusted, disheartened, and beyond frustrated. I am losing/have lost faith. I am...

Listening and the Importance of Dialogue

It wasn’t until I read Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire that I had even thought about the idea of listening and dialogue. It was...

When Do We Get to be the Heroes?

I’m finding something interesting in this time of the pandemic that I’m noticing is similar to other times of crisis. We need heroes. We...

Transitions—the Sticky Middle

Transitions. That time in between from one thing to another. The grey area. The holding pattern. Dare we also say, that time in the...

The Anti-Resolution and Other Thoughts

This is my first blog post in which I am venturing away from the theme of “narcissism”. Though who knows, there may end up being a touch...

Boundaries: A Narcissist's Scorched Earth

“Scorched Earth is a military strategy used by a people when the enemy is advancing on their territory. Anything of use to the enemy such...

Gaslighting: The Artistry of a Narcissist

9/30/2019 Alisa Stamps, MSS, LCSW 📷Have you ever been in a situation where you just can’t seem to remember exactly how the events played...

Reflections: Images of a Narcissist

7/14/2019 0 Comments Alisa Stamps, MSS, LCSW Who do you see when you look in the mirror?  Do you see your smile, your shining eyes, the...