Victim bashing is a process where the victim is gaslighted to believe that nothing wrong happened with him and it is his/her fault that he/she is feeling a particular way. There are different ways in which Victim Bashing occurs. I am going to share my experience here. So I made a complaint against some mischievous … Continue reading Victim Bashing
I just finished watching this show "The Social Dilemma" on Netflix. It is a documentary about how social media propagates certain agendas of its own interest and influences the psyche of an individual unknowingly. It shows the level of craziness we humans have reached with the obsession of being dependent on the internet and assuming … Continue reading The Social Dilemma
When you feel contentmentLife will bring you disappointment To capture your zealAnd ensuring you are unable to heal Once you give up, the story doesn't end hereLife will trick you and bring you good-luck there Sitting and wondering while sipping coffeeWhen you will be thanking God for this good luck Life will mock youIt will … Continue reading Life is a Roller Coaster ride
What goes aroundcomes around In Numerology, there are four Karmic Numbers : 13,14,16 and 19. Number 13 The Number 13 is an indication that in your past life, you were selfish and avoided your responsibilities. You acted on your own selfish needs thereby harming the needs of others. In this life, you have brought the … Continue reading KARMIC NUMBERS
Why is it so fragile? No it's not the tender petalsof the newly bloomed flowerThe Middlemist's Red Camelliabeing the rarest amongst all Why is it so fragile? No not that Bone China Crockeryyour mom has been saving for guestsWhich you have been eyeing onfor so long now Why is it so fragile? No not the … Continue reading Why is it so fragile?
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What is gaslighting ?
“Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation in which a person or a group covertly sows seeds of doubt in a targeted individual, making them question their own memory, perception, or judgment, often evoking in them cognitive dissonance and other changes such as low self-esteem.”
In simple words, when someone is trying to belittle you by abusive words or simply making you feel negative about yourself, it is a form of gaslighting.
It is especially dangerous because it distorts…
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Why is it?? Tell me, Why? Why society cannot stand a happy person? Why they want to inject the negative vibes? Why is it that a person who is happy is targeted more? Why is a happy person not allowed to be just happy in his own space? Why society wants him to be insecure? … Continue reading Why so negative?
Why being fake when being real is easyTry it genuinely and you will never be fussy Why busy in making unreal storiesAnd escaping from real glories Only to hide your faults and weaknessLittle did you know, they show your uniqueness Uniqueness is required to standout from the crowdSilently standing amidst the fake shout Fake is … Continue reading Why fake?
Hurt-Rage-Acceptance-survival-heal Have you heard this word : MENTAL HEALTH You must have heard it in one of Deepika Padukone's interview where she breaks down emotionally while talking about the time she was dealing with depression and the amount of strength and effort it took to get back to normal. Depression is not a word of … Continue reading A depression survivor