Best-selling author Albert J. Bernstein helped thousands of people deal with the dangerously stupid at work in Dinosaur Brains. In Emotional Vampires he goes even further to protect unsuspecting mortals from more devious and harmful creatures vampires ready to bite, suck, and kill the emotional and psychological wellbeing of their victims. Like the fabled demons, these vampires come in many shapes: -The living dead who think their “talents” place them above the laws of nature -Lords of darkness with huge egos and tiny consciences -Scary monsters who use their tempers in the same way terrorists use bombs -Blood-suckers who think others were created for their convenience Emotional Vampires tells readers how to spot a vampire in their lives, which defense strategies to employ to prevent one from striking, and what to do if and when they find themselves under attack.
Protect yourself from people who take undue advantage and suck the energy out of your life Emotional Vampires will help you cope effectively with the people in your life that confound you, confuse you, and seem to sap every ounce of your energy. Bestselling author Dr. Al Bernstein shows you how to recognize each vampire type--antisocial, histrionic, narcissists, obsessive-compulsives, paranoids--and deal with them effectively. He uses many examples from the latest news headlines, which will help you distinguish between the types and deepen your understanding of each one. In response to the daily calls and emails he got about the previous edition of this book, Dr. Al Bernstein has added his advice for dealing with those emotional vampires who come in the shape of spouses and lovers, relatives, and children. Dr. Bernstein shows you how to deal with each vampire type and what you need to do to keep from getting drained.
An Holistic Physician's View on How Stress Affects Your Well-Being and What You Can Do About It
Author: Alan J. Sault MD, ABHM
In Emotional Vampires and Your Hormones: An Holistic Physician's View on How Stress Affects Your Well-Being and What to Do About It, Alan J. Sault MD ABHM describes the "vampires" we encounter every day and how our bodies are affected by them. This unique guide offers the insight of a veteran physician who has devoted his life to helping people live stress-free. Dr. Sault, clearly a very thoughtful and compassionate physician, provides the reader with a very strong and thorough grounding in understanding the pervasive effects of hidden stresses on mind-body. I will highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking for the keys to good health. You will find many of them are here and presented in an elegant blend of mind-body-spirit medicine. Dr. Rober Hedaya MD DFAPA., author of The Antidepressant Survival Guide: The Clinically Proven Program to Enhance the Benefits and Beat the Side Effects. Stress is an elusive symptom to objectively identify but Dr. Sault does a great job…. The [hormonal] axis and its role in stress and how it affects the body is dealt with in the form of diagrams and didactics that are understandable... He then offers alternative treatment with explanations and references both for and against the various therapies, both allopathic and holistic. Dr. Tim Blend, MD, founder of The Blend Institute
Do you know someone who makes you feel weak, but in a bad way? Are you avoiding some people because they’ll ruin your day if you come across them? Is your life falling apart ever since you have begun a relationship with someone ‘unique’? Chances are that you have crossed paths with real life vampirism. We know that vampires, a.k.a. undead blood-suckers, are the stuff of fiction, but there are genuine depleters of vitality that you should beware of. These dangerous creatures are none other than the emotional vampires. Emotional vampires are people who suck your personal energy. They do that by brainwashing you into becoming dependent on them, weakening you so that you become defenseless against their assaults, and pulling the wool over your eyes so that you won’t realize that you’re being victimized. Why do they do this?
Emotional Vampires in Your Life: Dealing with Difficult People by Peter Kornfeld uncovers explosive strategies to effectively deal with difficult people. He offers sound advice and practical solutions identifying the vampires of the world using you. * Feeling emotional and physically drained * Communicating negatively * Increased anxiety * Patterns of uncharacteristic negativity * Established depression and deep dark internal sadness These are all Red Flags signaling you to run from the negative. The author unveils dynamite tips and tricks to prepare yourself in recognizing difficult people, armed with strategic moves to diffuse the situation and bolt are factors in point that will deem you victor in the battle of good versus evil. Kornfeld encourages and motivates positive change that draws in luck and good fortune, booting bad luck and all followers to the curb. Let's get started!
DO YOU WORK WITH VAMPIRES? LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF! Banish the bloodsuckers from your professional life Whether it's a coworker, subordinate, or boss, there's at least one emotional vampire in every office. These people try your patience, sap your energy, and add an entirely unhealthy dynamic to workplace productivity. The bestselling author of Emotional Vampires and Dinosaur Brains shows you how to spot and deal effectively with these dysfunctional elements in the workplace: ANTISOCIALS, who crave excitement in all its forms, including aggression If your boss or a coworker is trying to push you around . . . Learn that the most important battle to fight with a bully is in your own mind. HISTRIONICS, who believe that what it looks like is more important than what it is If your boss thinks any problem can be solved with a motivational seminar . . . Learn how to get a manager wannabe to actually manage. NARCISSISTS, who believe that the universe revolves around them If your CEO makes Louis XVI look like Gandhi . . . Learn techniques that diplomats have used throughout history to teach infantile monarchs to act like grown-ups. OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVES, who can't seem to see the forest for the trees If there is absolutely no task that your boss considers too small to micromanage . . . Learn to be a Control-Freak Whisperer by seeing your boss's fear rather than your own irritation. PARANOIDS, who think they've found the simple truths that explain everything If you work in a place where you can't get ahead unless you drink the Kool-Aid . . . Learn how to recognize a toxic belief system before it poisons you. VAMPIRE CULTURES: when vampires get promoted to positions of power, they remake organizations in their own image . . . Learn the 15 warning signs that tell you to get out before sunset. PRAISE FOR EMOTIONAL VAMPIRES: "We love so much about this book! A great complement to Dealing with People You Can't Stand, it goes beyond dealing with the merely difficult behavior to the truly pathological. Bernstein offers believable examples and useful descriptions. This is the book to recommend when the topic of truly horrible behavior comes up!" -- Dr. Rick Kirschner and Dr. Rick Brinkman, authors of the international bestseller Dealing with People You Can't Stand "This book equips individuals with the tools to identify and defend against a wide array of emotional vampires at work. It offers well-developed tactics for navigating the most difficult people in any organization." -- Katherine Crowley and Kathi Elster, bestselling authors of Working with You Is Killing Me and Mean Girls at Work "It's amazing how one manipulative, territorial, or otherwise self-serving boss or employee can make the lives of everyone around miserable. In Emotional Vampires at Work, Albert Bernstein offers concrete, step-by-step guidance to manage life around these misfits. You'll learn to take care of your and your valued colleagues' needs, while contributing your best to your organization—with maturity and sanity." -- Nancy Ancowitz, author of Self-Promotion for Introverts
TWO E-BOOKS IN ONE Emotional Vampires at Work Whether it's a coworker, subordinate, or boss, there's at least one emotional vampire in every office. These people try your patience, sap your energy, and add an entirely unhealthy dynamic to workplace productivity. The bestselling author of Emotional Vampires and Dinosaur Brains shows you how to spot and deal effectively with these dysfunctional elements in the workplace. "This book equips individuals with the tools to identify and defend against a wide array of emotional vampires at work. It offers well-developed tactics for navigating the most difficult people in any organization." -- Katherine Crowley and Kathi Elster, bestselling authors of Working with You Is Killing Me and Mean Girls at Work Emotional Vampires, Second Edition Have you met people who seemed so perfect at first, but later turned out to be a perfect mess? Have you been blinded by brilliant bursts of charm that switched on and off like a cheap sign? Have you heard promises whispered in the night that were forgotten before dawn? Even then do you wonder- is it them or is it me? It’s them. Emotional vampires. For ten years, clinical psychologist Dr Al Bernstein’s Emotional Vampires has been the go-to self-help manual for coping effectively with the people in life who take undue advantage and seem to suck all our emotional energy. Now thoroughly revised and updated in response to the thousands of calls and emails Dr Bernstein has received about the book, Emotional Vampires aims to help you cope effectively with the people in life that confound, confuse and sap every ounce of energy.
Exploring environmental, developmental, and past-life factors, "Psychic Vampires" incorporates practical, step-by-step empowerment procedures that anyone can use to protect themselves from these creatures that consume energy rather than blood.
Everything you can find in this text are pure facts from real life but also a word of science. In further pages of our work we will display not only science facts vampires and vampirism but also about real cases from real life that are confirmed by the public and people talk about it.
How to Recover from Emotional Abuse and Live the Life You've Always Wanted
Author: Jennifer Quaggin
The world is full of emotional vampires—terrifying, destructive individuals who prey upon and feed off the life force of others; draining them of their energy by keeping them in a constant state of fear; leaving them feeling empty, lost, powerless, and paralyzed. It’s no wonder that many of us believe we will never be good enough or that we are failures unworthy of happiness. No wonder we don’t realize how simple it is to benefit from the secret—the belief that happiness is ours by using the power of the Law of Attraction. The Other Secret can help you change that for yourself. It can not only show you how to heal from an emotional vampire attack, but also provide you with all you need to know to achieve the joy, love, and success you deserve. When you have been victimized by an emotional vampire, it often seems impossible to imagine that you could ever feel self-confident and happy again. But if you work on healing yourself, the pain can subside and you may find that you are stronger than before. Find new depths of emotion, understanding, and wisdom. Discover that you have more to contribute to the world and other people. Achieve far more than you ever would have if you hadn’t been hurt. The Other Secret can start you on your path to recovery through the proven power of the Law of Attraction.