Lizard Brain vs. Monkey Madness

Lizard brains fight, flee, feed & f&@k while the monkey brain is all about empathy and emotions. Put them together, and you know it’s going to get ugly.

The brain is phenomenal. It can be separated into three sections — the lizard brain, the monkey brain, and the human brain. Understanding this triune brain…

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After the discard phase in a relationship with a personality disordered partner, there is severe trauma that can result in PTSD and other life altering turmoil. Recovery can be painfully slow with dysregulated brain chemicals, a physiological response, addiction, and more.

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Prajinta Pesqueda

Prajinta Pesqueda

Educator, aspiring humanist, composer of words. Survivor, warrior, healer, believer. Contact me at Narc2Thrive@gmail.com

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