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Narcissism

Whether Trump Wins Or Loses, I Find Myself Afraid

David Coates | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
David Coates

I find myself afraid of what might follow if Donald Trump actually wins in November, and equally fearful of what might follow if he loses. I recall no such fears in 2012, or in 2008, or even in the tightly-fought presidential election that Al Gore lost to George W. Bush.

On Narcissism And Politics

Michael Roth | Posted 08.23.2016 | College
Michael Roth

Mr. Trump has long been labeled a narcissist by people across the political spectrum, an accusation that suggests he has an excessive sense of his own grandeur while also being overly sensitive to any perceived slight.

Donald Trump: Baby, Bully And Buffoon?

Frank Islam | Posted 08.23.2016 | Politics
Frank Islam

Trump is fond of saying he is a counter-puncher. Truth be told - although when it comes from the Donald it's hard to separate fiction from fact - Trump is more of a sucker-puncher.

Downsizing Out Of Toxic Relationships

Jessica Barrett | Posted 08.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Barrett

Typically when we think about downsizing, we think of eliminating things like material items that no longer serve us or that we've outgrown or no long...

'My Husband Cheated And Won't Have Sex With Me, Should I Stay?'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 08.17.2016 | Divorce
Samantha Rodman PhD

Divorce can suck, but sexless marriages with narcissists suck worse.

Why You Should Apologize For Your Brand Of Awesome

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 08.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

The advanced version of healthy narcissism would be to realize that your happiness and self-worth is actually tied into spreading love to the world, especially people who care about you and support you.

How To Get Your Narcissistic Partner To Listen To You

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

I'm going to share a two-pronged approach for getting your message through to a person with narcissistic tendencies.

Why It Is Dangerous To Have A Narcissist In The White House Or In YOUR House

Beatty Cohan, MSW, LCSW, AASECT | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics
Beatty Cohan, MSW, LCSW, AASECT

Although I have not treated Donald Trump, his diagnosis is crystal clear. In my clinical opinion, he has a severe personality disorder and as a result, Americans need to be very concerned about electing him to be President of the United States.

9 Signs You're In A Relationship With A Raging Narcissist

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

If you suspect (or already know) that you are in a relationship with a narcissist, it's important to address it so that you both don't suffer more than you have to. In my biased opinion, therapy would be the best option.

4 Keys To Leaving A Bad Relationship

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

One way you can liberate yourself from this kind of self-criticism is by confronting a feeling you've probably come to fear more than you realize: disappointment.

Henry VIII, O.J. Simpson, Donald J. Trump and the Pathology of Privilege

Susan Bordo | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Susan Bordo

Donald Trump may indeed have a personality disorder. Let's not deceive ourselves, though. He's not a patient but a candidate for president of the United States. He's not to be pitied but feared.

The Psychopathology of Donald Trump

Bill Blum | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Bill Blum

And therein lies the rub for the rest of us. In Donald Trump, one of our two major parties has nominated for the highest office in the land a deeply troubled and volatile man with the potential to attract and unleash the darkest undercurrents of the nation's soul. However you decide to vote come November, you can't in good conscience help to elect him.

I Wish 'We're The Greatest!' Weren't Such Good Politics

Andy Schmookler | Posted 07.30.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

Feeling such love and gratitude for one's country is one thing. Insisting on declaring our being superior to everyone else is quote another.

How to foster kindness and gratitude? Positive attitudes, faith and humility all play a role

David Briggs | Posted 07.28.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

"Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks...

An Honest Conversation About Body Image

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.01.2016 | 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.