Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Meditation can indeed be narcissistic

https://qz.com/1307380/yoga-and-meditation-boost-your-ego-say-psychology-researchers/ These findings suggest that spiritual Buddhist practices like yoga and meditation may not do what proponents typically say they do, according to the study authors. “Ego-quieting is a central element of yoga philosophy and Buddhism alike. That element, and its presumed implications, require serious rethinking,” they write. “Moreover, ego-quieting is

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What processes in early childhood lead individuals to become who they are?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201802/3-core-facets-narcissism-malignant-adaptive That ironic tendency of narcissism to become a topic demanding constant attention was aptly summarized by Zlatan Krizan and Anne Herlache of Iowa State University, who note in the opening of their 2018 study that “the narcissistic personality stubbornly persists in puzzling psychologists attempting to understand it, all the while

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Tales of narcissism

It's not the affair that bothers me. It's the cover-up and the entire system within it. Donald Trump, a Playboy Model, and a System for Concealing Infidelity https://t.co/Whxxsmz9Pz— Clay Jones (@claytoonz) February 17, 2018 McDougal ended the relationship in April, 2007, after nine months. According to Crawford, the breakup was prompted

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Don’t Feed the Troll ( High Conflict Person )

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/5-types-people-who-can-ruin-your-life/201802/are-you-target-blame-narcissist Here’s a few tips for dealing with them and getting out of their cross-hairs: 1. Don’t diss the narcissist! While it’s very tempting to insult narcissists right back and tell them how stupid they are and what losers they really are, this doesn’t help. Surprisingly, they can’t handle that and

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Entitled people act against common good

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-new-resilience/201801/why-entitled-people-will-disregard-rules-others-follow For this study, this, researchers Emily Zitek and Alexander Jordan first pointed out in this summary (link is external)that previous studies found that "entitled" people—technically, individuals with a higher sense of entitlement - are more likely to believe they deserve preferences and resources that others don’t. And, that they are

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Entitled people act against common good

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-new-resilience/201801/why-entitled-people-will-disregard-rules-others-follow For this study, this, researchers Emily Zitek and Alexander Jordan first pointed out in this summary (link is external)that previous studies found that "entitled" people—technically, individuals with a higher sense of entitlement - are more likely to believe they deserve preferences and resources that others don’t. And, that they are

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Narcissists like fellow narcissists on Instagram

Study finds narcissists like fellow narcissists on Instagram https://t.co/beRm8ZCCiM— PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) January 13, 2018 “Posting selfies is a popular activity that exemplifies narcissistic self-promotion on Instagram,” explained study author Seunga Venus Jin of Sejong University. “Narcissism is a positive indicator of willingness to take selfies and frequency of posting selfies. Why

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#Narcissus

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/compassion-matters/201206/self-esteem-versus-narcissism As a culture, we are highly concerned with self-esteem. And this is a good thing. How we feel about ourselves determines how we treat those around us and vice versa. In 1890, William James identified self-esteem as a fundamental human need, no less essential for survival than emotions such as

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#Messiah #Narcissism

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/evil-deeds/201710/lies-self-deception-and-malignant-narcissism Psychologically speaking, consciously or unconsciously, we all seek a messiah. This archetypal tendency can be seen as an expression of what existential therapist Irvin Yalom refers to as the universal hope for an "ultimate rescuer": an omnipotent force or being that unconditionally loves and protects us from the vagaries and vicissitudes

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Does #social #media #increase #narcissism ?

http://theconversation.com/is-social-media-turning-people-into-narcissists-66573 Another approach is longitudinal, measuring narcissism and social media use over time and seeing if they are mutually reinforcing; that is, whether narcissism predicts increased social media use and whether that, in turn, predicts increasing narcissism. At least one study shows this pattern. It might also be the case that social

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