2019 - Conversations Behind the Conversations
In January the topic of NARCISSISM is introduced.
January 12 - LIFE CIRCLES
NARCISSISM AND THE SYSTEM IT BREEDS
Why begin the year with a video on recognizing narcissism? Because in our country, this is a hot topic and affects us in all walks of life. Some of us more than others. Diane Langberg is speaking to a conference of Christian Leaders and delivers a powerful video that is blunt, succinct and one in which the church is held accountable for allowing this behavior – if not worshipping it.
Many people don’t even realize that they’ve been victims of narcissistic behaviors and have been a ‘supply’ to that individual or system. Then, when desiring to accomplish something greater than themselves for their future, or even just the new year, struggle to understand where certain mental, emotional, spiritual, or even physical blocks are coming from.
Download the notes that mention the 9 criteria that identify a true Narcissist. Diane says that at least 5 of these must be met before a diagnosis can be made. Suggested books with location and or screen shot are included along with Diane’s powerful definition for repentance,
ARE YOU A VICTIM OF NARCISSISM?
C-PTSD - COMPLEX TRAUMA - UNDERSTANDING AND TREATMENT
An introduction to C-PTSD and the not-so-hidden effects that manifest in ourselves or someone close to us. The behaviors you have experienced or witnessed, may not be what you think they are!
You – or someone you know, is dealing with trauma behaviors that they are convinced is just their weaknesses and dysfunctions. With your knowledge, get understanding …
In February, the topic was COMMUNICATING VERBALLY
February 9 - LIFE CIRCLES - Communication
TEN WAYS TO HAVE A BETTER CONVERSATION
In March, the topic was COMMUNICATING through BODY LANGUAGE
March 9 - LIFE CIRCLES - Communication
YOU NEED TO BE INAUTHENTIC
In April, we watched these videos and talked about PERCEPTIONS
April 13 - LIFE CIRCLES - Deception & Self Awareness
CHANGE THIS ONE THING
In May, we watched these videos and talked about PERCEPTIONS
May 11 - LIFE CIRCLES - It may not be as it appears.
Even when we are convinced that we know what we are looking at, it may, in fact, be exactly the opposite of what we think. Pay attention to your perceptions of events, conversations, individuals, and yes, even yourself!
May - June we began listening to this audiobook ...
LEARN TO RECOGNIZE THE PATTERNS
Author Debbie Mirza shares one thing you need to know …
May 25 – We began listening to the audiobook version of The Covert Passive Aggressive Narcissist. It was such a big eye-opener, that everyone requested that we continue with this book, as well as everyone wanted to BUY THIS BOOK.
If you are interested in discussing this book in more detail, please contact Shannon or Shannon@ShannonParish.com and we will create a focus group.
In July we woke up to the POWER OF OUR WORDS and INTENTIONS
OUR WORDS AND INTENTIONS AFFECT THE WORLD AROUND US AND IN US
Originally, a documentary video was posted below, which is what we actually watched during our meeting. However, the video was removed throughout YouTube by the owner. So, to introduce you to the focus of the video, here are two that illustrate the power of words – around water. If you’d like to explore this topic further, YouTube is full of videos on this topic by Dr. Emoto, and other scientists. You can also buy Dr. Emoto’s book, Messages in Water on Amazon.