Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Social media: 25 percent increase in such narcissistic traits

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/lifestyle/2018/11/excessive-selfies-linked-to-increased-narcissism-study.html Those who used social media excessively, through visual postings, displayed an average 25 percent increase in such narcissistic traits over the four months of the study. This increase took many of these participants above the clinical cut-off for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, according to the measurement scale used. Narcissism is a personality characteristic

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Narcissistic people are more likely to be attracted to ordained ministry

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/13/church-considers-psychometric-tests-experts-raise-fears-clergy/ The Church of England could administer personality tests for trainee priests amid fears it appoints too many narcissists. The Church is examining ways to analyse the personalities of new priests to in an effort to understand the types of people it is attracting. New tests set to be considered by bishops

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Narcissist :Reacts Poorly to Criticism

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/communication-success/201807/5-ways-narcissists-compensate-their-inferiority “How dare her tell me I’m wrong – she’s a nobody!” ― Anonymous An easy way to spot a narcissist’s fragile ego is to observe the way with which he or she reacts to criticism, even when such comments are offered diplomatically, reasonably, and constructively. Most mature adults are able to take

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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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