BOOKS TO GROW BY
Expert advice on how parents can approach the exhilarating, frustrating, delightful and humbling work of raising kids
Kids aren’t the only ones who can benefit from a summer reading assignment. As new parents soon find out, children don’t come with an instruction manual. In fact, more attention may have been paid to getting ready for the birth than what in the world to do with a squirming, helpless infant who will require a daunting minimum of 18 years of assistance.
Depression can’t be explained, but it must be reckoned with.
Warshal: Pondering narcissistic personality disorder
The question is: When is a president physically or mentally impaired to the extent that he or she should voluntarily resign or that the congress should remove him through the impeachment process?
This is not a new question. In 1919, sixteen months before the end of his second term, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a massive stroke that left him paralyzed. For the remaining 16 months of his term he was a recluse in the White House with very little contact with the outside world.
The Powerful Effect of Love Bombing and Intermittent Reinforcement on Children of Narcissists
It’s Time to Stop Calling Everyone a Narcissist
“We learn to be ourselves through imitating others.”
By Heleo Editors
Kristin Dombek is the award-winning author of The Selfishness of Others and advice columnist for literary magazine n+1. Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, the scientific director of The Imagination Institute, and the author of Ungifted and Wired to Create. The two recently sat down on The Psychology Podcast to discuss what true narcissism looks like, the difference between empathy and compassion, and how we all might be a little more selfish that we’d like to think.
Narcissism and the literary libido : rhetoric, text, and subjectivity / Marshall W. Alcorn, Jr.
Why Narcissists Are Bad For Your Health
We have all come into contact with a narcissist at some point in our lives. It could be that awful boss who bullied you relentlessly. Or the relative who put you down at every opportunity. Or maybe it was that partner who turned from heaven sent lover into a vitriolic, abusive devil.
Trump Is the Symptom, Not the Disease
Unless we overhaul our political systems from the ground up, we face a century of rule by puppets of the rich.
The United States is clearly in deep trouble. This is not just because a stupid and narcissistic old man somehow gained power. The real problem is that a stupid and narcissistic old country gave it to him.
TICKING TIME BOMB
Why ‘love bombing’ is the new relationship trend all singletons need to look out for
Why Facebook makes you Sad and Zuckerberg Glad
Exclusive: Carole Hornsby Haynes, Ph.D
Thousands of studies have reported that most humans thrive when they have positive relationships with other humans. However, these studies have been done with face-to-face social relationships. Now an important study about online relationships has been reported in the Harvard Business Review, “Association of Facebook Use With Compromised Well-Being: A Longitudinal Study.” The study finds the use of Facebook is negatively associated with overall well-being, especially in mental health.
Manipulative people hook their victims with a tactic called ‘love bombing’ — here are the signs you’ve been a target
You think you’ve met the love of your life?
Stop. Take a step back. Why do you think that?
If you have just met somebody who is saying that you are “soul mates” and declaring their undying love for you after a few weeks, you might have just become the victim of something called “love bombing.”
Jennifer Newman: How to deal with a narcissistic boss
Positive workplaces can encourage narcissistic managers to act appropriately, says workplace expert
Believe it or not, egotistical managers can be a positive force at work.
Their narcissism can make them confident and able to make bold decisions — especially in ambiguous or uncertain situations, according to workplace psychologist Jennifer Newman.
The Forgotten: Children of Narcissistic Parents
Given the extent of plurality and the apparent incongruousness of various kinds of distinctness across the length and breadth of India, articulating a notion of oneness and, thereby, seeking unity is a gargantuan task of marketing an ideology with the noblest intentions. Even though the spirit of this noble idea is relegated to intellectual discourses, the practice of this is commonly explained as ‘nationalism’. For India, nationalism was always more than an idea; it is the display of this idea on the solid grounds of territory.
11 signs you could be dating a narcissist
Everyone has moment when they’re a little full of themselves. But if you notice your partner takes a little too much of an interest in their own needs more often than not, you may be dating a narcissist.
Like all personality types, narcissists come in many different forms, but INSIDER talked to some experts about the typical traits of your friendly neighborhood narcissist.
Ask Amy: Family struggles with adult daughter’s vitriol
- Amy Dickinson Syndicated columnist
My husband and I married 33 years ago, and blended our family — his adolescent son and daughter and my similarly aged daughter. After a difficult custody battle for my husband’s children, we prevailed and our children grew up together. There were rocky moments but many good ones, too. My husband’s ex-wife died tragically a few yearscollege-educated ‘kids’ are now all in their 40s, married, and all with excellent jobs and children of their own.
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