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The Narcissism Epidemic

Are We Raising Narcissistic Kids? And Is There an Antidote?

Shannon Lell | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Shannon Lell

Above the piano lessons and private school education, we need to teach them they are not alone in this world, and certainly, they aren't the center of it. Above taking their side in every argument or going to bat for them with the mean ol' baseball coach, we need to show them they are loved in spite of their failings, but also, that everyone else deserves that kind of love, too.

Mr. Rogers, Evil? Really?

Kenneth Barish, Ph.D. | Posted 09.07.2013 | Parents
Kenneth Barish, Ph.D.

Our children are special, and our love for them is unconditional. Over time, we help them learn that success (and happiness) is earned -- by sustaining good relationships and hard work. Fred Rogers would undoubtedly agree.

Are You Raising a Narcissist?

Jeffrey Dill | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Jeffrey Dill

Are you raising a narcissistic child? According to psychologists, there has been a sharp increase in narcissism in the United States.

Is Social Media to Blame for the Rise in Narcissism?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Studies are now showing what many of you may have suspected: We are living in an increasingly narcissistic society.

Why It's Time To Chase Self-Compassion Over Self-Esteem

Kristin Neff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristin Neff

How do we feel good about ourselves without needing to feel better than others and thus falling into the narcissism/self-loathing trap? One answer is to develop self-compassion.

'The Empathic Civilization": Narcissism Or Empathy? The Me Generation Or The We Generation?

Jean M. Twenge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jean M. Twenge

If we are to move forward as a culture and as a nation, America must stop being the Madly in Love With Me Civilization and start being the Empathic Civilization.

Narcissistic Night Sweats

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

Like its poster child for the cultural crisis, Paris Hilton, the book The Narcissism Epidemic is appealing but thin.