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The Narcissist in Your Life Podcast is hosted by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D., clinical expert on the narcissistic personality, psychotherapist and author. I offer in-depth analysis, strategies and practices for those psychologically and emotionally harmed and abused by toxic, predatory narcissistic personalities through my books: Recovering and Healing After the Narcissist and Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in Your Life, international telephone consultations and global podcasts. I put the emphasis on helping individuals to access the calming, restorative parts of the parasympathetic body/mind systems that lead to healing, recovery, personal transformation and the evolution of your true, authentic self and your unique creative gifts.

Jul 12, 2022

Covert narcissists are the most cunning, conniving and difficult personalities to detect. They are gifted chameleons who are socially skilled and capable of expressing a convincing pseudo empathy. Most people are fooled and disarmed by the covert narcissist. 

Here are some examples of how they operate:

1. Covert narcissist use secrecy and stealth to control yoour emotions and weaken you emotionally and psychologically.

Covert narcissists demeans and humiliate you when you are the most vulnerable.

Covert narcissists convince others they are good people who can be trusted and are worthy of your respect.

The covert is obsessed with ultimate control over others, especially those closest to him or her.

Covert narcissists constantly plot and plan how to manipulative and exploit their competitors.

Learn how to recognize the covert narcissist by studying his hidden traits, baits and snares. They play the "good person" or the "martyr" roles to the hilt. They are like fine method actors. If you don't recognize them at first, don't blame yourself. They are so clever and smooth with their psychological camouflafe they are very difficult to detect. 

Pay close attention to the intuitive cues that youa re receiving and don't wae them off as irraional or insignificant. Embrace these insights.

Develop a egular practice of psychologal, emotional and nebttak ggriybdubg, This includes your for of meditation, prayer, quiet time iwth Nature and other forms of activity that are calming and restorative. Part of the practice is instilling a sense of firm respect for your personal psychological boundaries. As you move through each day, develop deep appreciation for your unique authentic true self.

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