Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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A relationship with people high in narcissism can cause you endless grief

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201812/the-magnetic-power-the-narcissist-can-easily-draw-you-in Being involved in a relationship with people high in narcissism can cause you endless grief. These individuals are self-centered, manipulative, and greedy for attention. Yet, they somehow end up in relationships and it's likely that you've been a victim yourself of their destructive magnetism. What drives your attraction to people

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Abstain from asking about the meaning of life: find the right answers to its problems

https://medium.com/@saxlaukka/viktor-frankl-finding-meaning-in-suffering-810095a39d21 Frankl states that most people in the concentration camp believed that the real opportunities in life had passed, even though they in fact had been offered an opportunity — and a challenge: “One could make a victory of these experiences, turning life into an inner triumph, or one could ignore the challenge

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7 Keys to Relationship Success

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/communication-success/201210/7-keys-long-term-relationship-success 1) Trust is the first and perhaps most important predictor of long-term relational success. Without trust, none of the other six keys that follow will have much meaning. 2) Authors Ronald Adler and Russell Proctor II identified four ways with which we can feel closely connected with our significant other.

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Chicken/Egg – Marijuana/Psychological Problems?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2018/11/27/which-comes-first-pot-use-or-psychological-problems-in-teens/#7a2840bf258b They found that, for the most part, pot use did not precipitate conduct problems, but rather, conduct problems often preceded pot use. Not surprisingly, the authors suggest that self-medication may be at play. The team studied 400 kids between 10 and 12 years old, beginning in 2004. They were asked a

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