Coping with Challenges

We Are All Becoming More Narcissistic



Tracy Alloway and her research team recently asked more than 400 individuals a question many of us probably ask ourselves every time we check us Facebook profile: Does this make me more narcissistic? Using a survey of questions ranging from how many hours per day they spent on Facebook, the number of times they updated their status, and the look of their profile picture – as physically attractive, cool, glamorous and fashionable...
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Want To Be Happier? Three Surprising Things You Haven’t Tried

 

 

 

Happiness is, well, elusive. It can feel rooted in our achievements which may make us feel great, until we see someone else who has accomplished more. It can feel material, like when we buy something new. That is, until the novelty wears off, or we see someone like us who has something better. And it can feel connected to our status which, as long as we are where we think we should be, could make...
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Four Surprising Ways To Get More Out Of Your Life

Don’t we all wish we had more energy? Were more creative? Had better solutions to the complex problems that plague us? Had more fulfilling careers? Had more intimate relationships?

What do all these things have in common?

They all start with us.

That’s right. They all start with our intention to make them happen. So if you are wondering what separates those people who seem to have boundless energy, a ready reserve of positivity, and enough resilience to...
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One Surprising (And Often Overlooked) Cause of Depression


 

According to The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. In 2014, around million adults age 18 or older in the had experienced at least one major depressive episode in the last year, which represented percent of all American adults. At any point in time, 3 to 5 percent of adults suffer from major depression; the lifetime risk is...
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Five Strategies For Dealing With Toxic People

They conceal their true emotions, they say one thing while meaning something else, they forget important dates, and their sharp criticisms always seem to be covered in ornate gift wrap. There is one word (or two) for people like this: Toxic.

Dealing with toxic people can be like trying to hug a porcupine – no matter what angle you choose, you get poked. And yet, toxic people may be related to us and...
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