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Narcissism

An Honest Conversation About Body Image

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 07.27.2016 | Style
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Body positivity works both ways -- you should love yourself no matter what size you are, and no matter how many stretch marks you have. That doesn't mean you have to accept where you are and remain stagnant.

Trump Scores 100 Percent On Narcissism Scale

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Ruth Nemzoff wrote this article with Ellen Offner, Principal, Offner Consulting, LLC, Healthcare Strategy & Program Development Whoa! Some people wan...

All Press Is Good Press

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

What happens to cheaters depends on applicable social variables. Usually, and with precedent, elected officials caught cheating, caught plagiarizing wear a scarlet "P," indicating serious character flaws.

Reinventing Codependency/Recovering From Self-Love Deficit Disorder

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

Codependency No More! How to Recover from Self-Love Deficit Disorder Ross Rosenberg has pioneered 15 principles that help his patients resolve the...

How To Deal With The Narcissism So Rampant In Politics Today

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 07.15.2016 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Narcissism: It's the term we love to throw at the larger-than-life public figures who seem to want nothing but nonstop attention and the center of the 24-hour media cycle. Politicians are particularly good targets for the narcissism label.

The 5 Most Dangerous Myths About Narcissism (Part 2)

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

A few weeks ago, I shared part one of the five most dangerous myths about narcissism. As I prepared to post part two, a sixth myth occurred to me (a l...

Is There Such A Thing As LEADERSHIP? LEAD³

Sylvana Storey | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Given the unfolding events following the Brexit outcome this past week, we could all forgive ourselves for asking is there such a thing as leadership?

Here's A Psychologist's Analysis Of Cersei Lannister

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Entertainment

Let's discuss Cersei Lannister from "Game of Thrones." You either love her for being a ruthless, badass queen who wants to burn it all down, or you ha...

Working Knowledge: How To Tell The Difference Between A Narcissist And Sociopath At Work

Melissa Schenker | Posted 06.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Schenker

Ever wonder if you are dealing with a narcissist or sociopath at work? When it comes to dealing with difficult personalities in the workplace, people...

The 5 Most Dangerous Myths About Narcissism (Part 1)

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

So here are the first three of what, in my experience, are the top five myths that create the most confusion and grief.

The Secret To Spotting Subtle Narcissists

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

Subtle narcissism is marked by an entitlement surge -- those moments when a normally understanding friend or partner or coworker angrily behaves as if the world owes them. It's usually triggered by a sudden fear that their special status has been threatened in some way.

How to Deal with Narcissism in the Workplace

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Vanessa Van Edwards

Narcissism. We see narcissists everywhere--in politics, in our friend groups and often even at work.

The Fundamental Question About Trump: What's Wrong With This Guy?

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics

Republicans facing a near-daily grilling about Donald Trump’s views on Muslims, a giant border wall with Mexico or a possible trade war with China s...

7 Signs Your Partner Is Too Selfish For A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.14.2016 | Divorce

Not everyone you find yourself attracted to is necessary cut out for a relationship. Unfortunately, some people have a long way to go until they're co...

Do Psychopaths Genuinely Lack Empathy, Or Are They Feeling You?

Paul G. Mattiuzzi | Posted 06.07.2016 | Crime
Paul G. Mattiuzzi

Whether in a dark alley or a high-rise tower, the psychopath seeks to dominate others in order to satisfy their own desires. To deploy fear, shame or deceit to acquire your submission, the psychopath needs to know how you feel and how you will react.

When Your New Guru Is Actually an Attention-Seeking Narcissist

Tamara Star | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

According to Alyssa Siegal of Psychology Tomorrow, "We are not a particularly think-for-yourself culture. From an early age, most of us are taught wha...

It's Not That Trump Is an Alpha Male...

John C. Wathey | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
John C. Wathey

...It's That He's So Little Else Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images True to their primate heritage, people are easily seduced by conf...

Trump's Narcissism Is a Feature, Not a Bug

John C. Wathey | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
John C. Wathey

Embed from Getty Images Evolution May Explain the Allure of Donald Trump David Brooks, columnist for the New York Times, is repulsed by Donald Trump...

If Wyden's Tax Return Disclosure Bill Passes, Trump May Decide Not to Run, Saving the Republican Party... and the Free World

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If Republicans want to save their party, if Congress wants to preserve the republic rather than descend into fascism, if we all are frightened beyond belief at an unstable, insecure narcissist having his fingers on the nuclear trigger, then Congress should pass the Wyden bill. Immediately.

A Golden Child's Story of Guilt in the Narcissistic Family

Julia Hall | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Julia Hall

This is the second of a two-part series about the role of the so-called "golden child" in the narcissistic family. (Read Part 1.) Those familiar with...

Trump, Kelly, Casablanca & Other Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

Narcissism. It's a basic requirement for many entertainers, actors, television performers and most anyone who works in front of a camera and is succes...

How TV Detectives and Computer Simulations Can Help You Win at Divorce

Nika Kabiri | Posted 05.25.2016 | Divorce
Nika Kabiri

A "successful" divorce doesn't mean doing better than your spouse. It means minimizing your emotional scars and arriving at an outcome that puts you in a better situation than all possible alternatives, which in many cases is the most you can hope for.

Trump and the Triumph of Pabulum: Why?

Pierre Guerlain | Posted 05.17.2016 | World
Pierre Guerlain

In the May 12-May 25, 2016 issue of The New York Review of Books Jeremy Bernstein has a most interesting article entitled "The Trump Bomb" in which he shows how clueless and ignorant Donald Trump is about foreign policy.

'I'm Realizing I'm Married to a Narcissist'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 05.11.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

If you decide you don't want to remain in this marriage anymore, divorce will not irreparably mess up your kids, but it is of course a very hard and stressful road. However, so is being in a marriage with someone you don't trust or feel connected to.

The Problem With Compassion

Shannon Gallagher | Posted 05.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Gallagher

Shortly after the birth of my daughter I had a series of very uncomfortable, heartbreaking realizations about my own mother. Being the information-obs...