Congratulations – you’ve grown your self-awareness and your ability to take deep care of your Self. This final siminar builds on what you’ve learned and gets to the practical application of creating new skills that will strengthen you and calm your life.
If you've completed the other two siminars, you may have noticed that the work was primarily about growing your awareness.
This siminar is different - it is about growing your effectiveness and thinking about the future. With some dedicated and concerted effort you can begin to interact without getting upset and you can create new ways of behavior that will serve you better. This siminar will teach you what to do, what not to do, and how to handle the inevitable slip ups and upsets.
With information, awareness, and skills in your toolbox, you'll be equipped to think about the place the narcissist in your life might fit into your future.
What to know and think about as you start on this Siminar
You are here because you want relief. Mastering these important concepts will provide a foundation.
The heart of this series is focused on building your effectiveness on your own behalf.
One of the main things to get ahold is your own emotional reactions. Understanding and working with your own triggers will improve your life.
Since it can be upsetting to interact with a narcissist, it’s useful to know how to approach communications. Overall, you’ll benefit from having an understanding of the big picture strategy and an array of tactics from which to choose.
There are a variety of things you can do to ease the process of communicating with a narcissist. Use these to sidestep potential pitfalls and triggers.
Now that you've built awareness and skills, it's a good time to consider the place of this relationship in your life
Once you are through the crisis period of re-orienting your thinking , behaviors and the place of this relationship in your life, you'll wonder about healing from this difficult period
Author of Sweet Relief From the Everyday Narcissist. Fifteen years as a Work/Life consultant based in Austin, Texas.