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How to Successfully Work with a Narcissist

by on May 31, 2020

The nervousness, tension, and terror that Miranda Priestly, portrayed by Meryl Streep, causes in the movie “The Devil Wears Prada” is all too familiar for some. Many narcissists rise to the top of the food chain with ease leaving a trail of destroyed relationships behind. When a narcissist sets their sites on executive status, they… (more…)

10 People You’re Allowed to Avoid at Work

by on May 30, 2020

Sometimes the key to success is in knowing when it is alright to avoid a colleague at work. Because our coworkers can often affect our job performance and focus, having the wrong association can be the difference between promotion and demotion. In some extreme cases, the casualty could even be a loss of employment. So… (more…)

Helping to Understand the Passive-Aggressive Personality Trait

by on May 23, 2020

Passive-aggressive anger can be broken down into exactly what it claims to be based on its given name. “Passive” represents the trait of a person who is angry but doesn’t express it, and then “aggressive” quite literally means they are hostile through the process refusing to do something later. This can manifest through forgetfulness, procrastination,… (more…)

How to Stop Making Your Kids Angry

by on May 10, 2020

While it may not seem like it, often times a parent is capable of creating or fostering negative emotions like anger in their children. A child who was once cooperative and reasonable may develop a habitual pattern of angry behavior, and this is not always something that a parent can blame on their kid. The… (more…)

6 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Teens

by on May 7, 2020

Teenagers are notorious for their extreme emotional responses. The contrast between “I love you” and “I hate you,” which sometimes can happen within a few minutes, is enough to drive most parents crazy. To cope, many parents end up ignoring their own emotions in an attempt to manage their teen. Over time, this develops into… (more…)

How to Identify a Deceitful Person

by on May 2, 2020

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!” Sir Walter Scott wrote this famous line into his poem titled “Marmion,” a piece written about the Battle of Flodden (1808). The poem recounts a story focused on a love that manages to survive despite a series of deceptions, manipulations, mischaracterizations, lies,… (more…)

How a Narcissist Treats a COVID-19 Spouse

by on April 23, 2020

Kathy woke-up startled to hear her phone ring so at 5 am, with COVID-19 and a stay-at-home order in place, she was immediately worried.  On the line calling her was her narcissistic dad, which he hadn’t done since she left home, so she was immediately on high alert. He skipped any niceties and immediately started… (more…)

30 Ways to Handle COVID-19 Anger

by on April 18, 2020

  Mitchell was furious and desperately wanted to leave home. Under normal circumstances, he would express his anger, leave the house for a few hours to cool off, and then return home later. However, the new lockdown restrictions prevented him from leaving. He wanted to lose it on his kids for the noise and constant… (more…)

Great Time to Improve Time Management

by on April 16, 2020

Before COVID-19 became a household word, time was scarce. The idea of incorporating a new routine or time management technique seemed overwhelming and downright impossible. But now, with the additional time that everyone seems to have as the result of a lockdown, this is a great time to work on some of those habits to… (more…)

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