Shirley Davis

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Shirley J. Davis is an author/speaker who writes about different aspects of mental health challenges. Shirley holds an Associate Degree in psychology and enjoys learning anything about topics in her major. Shirley is currently employed as a ghostwriter and writes weekly for her blog www.learnaboutDID.com.

WRITTEN ARTICLES

How to Manage Compassion Fatigue

“It is not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” ~ Mandy Hale Andy met Sue...

Finding a Therapist to Treat Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder changes one’s life yet finding care from a mental health professional who treats it is rare. Since CPTSD is not...

Impostor Syndrome

Have you ever experienced that nagging feeling that if people really knew what you were like, they wouldn’t like you? Or how about thinking...

The Neuroscience of Narcissism

This series of articles has focused on narcissism and narcissistic abuse of children and how their past inhibits their present. However, some questions need...

Latest Articles

4 Steps to Help You Manage Anxiety During The Pandemic

In beforetimes, the screentime bar graph on my iPhone, which shows how much time I spend on the device, was a neat collection of...

What a “Toxic” Relationship Really Feels Like

People use terms like “toxic” and “narcissist” and “gaslighting” these days. Practically every article you read refers to relationship terms that aren’t well defined. You...

The Brutally Honest Advice about Divorce That No One Tells You

You’re trapped in a soul-crushing marriage that you can’t wait to leave. You’re tired of burying pieces of yourself in the rubble of a...

3 Questions To Transition Out Of Anger Quickly

Anger isn’t as dangerous as we think. It’s not as useful, either. Here’s what you need to know. Living Passionately “We cannot selectively numb emotions —...

The Fallacy of “Compromise” in Relationships

People often tell me the advice they’ve gotten is to learn the art of compromise. They’ve heard it’s a necessity for successful long-term relationships. Compromise...