147: How to Know If You Are Being Gaslit or Gaslighting Others with Dr. Neeta Bhushan

by neeta bhushan


Hey there, Brave Table fam! In today’s episode, we’re diving deep into a topic that’s crucial to our relational success. We’ll be exploring the concept of gaslighting – what it is, how to spot it in ourselves and those around us, and how it can affect our relationships. I’ll be sharing some powerful techniques to help you navigate those tough conversations and challenging emotions that we all face from time to time.

In this episode, I talk about…

  • Breaking down empathy, recognizing when others are denying experiences & minimizing feelings
  • Shifting blame, creating conflict & their impact on communication
  • Knowing your emotional Type & reacting in tough moments

It’s so important to remember to acknowledge and validate the emotions of others, and equally vital to practice self-awareness and self-compassion in our own lives. Remember, our greatest teachers are the relationships we have with ourselves and others. As we navigate this journey towards recognizing and addressing gaslighting dynamics, let’s find the beauty and healing in embracing our emotions.

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Recommended Book: 

No Bad Parts: Healing Trauma and Restoring Wholeness with the Internal Family Systems Model by Richard C. Schwartz, PhD

Connect with me:

  • Find me on Instagram @neetabhushan
  • Find The Brave Table on Instagram @thebravetable.
  • Watch this reel to learn how to spot gaslighting and leave a comment.
  • Take my NEW quiz to discover your emotional type during sucky, stressful moments. 

If you loved this episode…

  • Episode 119: Speaking Your Truth & How to Let Go of Resentment with Dr. Neeta Bhushan might also interest you. Apple | Spotify
  • Episode 94: How To Have Hard Conversations & Not Get Triggered Around Family Members During the Holidays will help you speak your truth. Apple | Spotify
  • Focus on relationships with Episode 50: Understanding Your Attachment Styles To Create Boundaries in Relationships with Silvy Khoucasian. Apple | Spotify

Discussion Question: 

In the context of gaslighting, how can we cultivate a safe and supportive environment in our relationships where open communication and emotional validation are encouraged?

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