Believe it or not, odds are that you know quite a few narcissists, especially in this day and age of social media and selfie sticks. Heck, you might even be one of them.
But although those unrestrained Facebook timelines (e.g. photos of dinner) can become a bit tiresome, narcissism is much more complicated than that.
Severe narcissism is a personality disorder that can become a detriment to the individual and society. In fact, narcissists are more likely to be unfaithful in their relationships, cheat in competitions, become obsessive about their appearance, and have a tendency to be selfish and materialistic.
Needless to say, these aren’t qualities [...]
We hear it time and time again: the average adult needs between 7 and 9 hours of sleep per night. Sleep deprivation can diminish our productivity, memory, judgment, and concentration. It can take a toll on our mood and our relationships. And perhaps most startling is the fact that suboptimal sleep can have a negative affect on our health, increasing the risk of anxiety, depression, premature aging, hypertension, and even cancer.
But despite the drawbacks that come with a lack of shuteye, 40% of Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, with 14% getting 5 hours or less.
Of course, getting quality sleep is easier said than done. Many of us have kids waking [...]
Parents can surely relate to this video that’s making its rounds on the internet.
Why do we bust our butts all day only to feel like nothing has been accomplished when it’s time to settle down at night? Well, as it turns out, there’s a conspiracy by our children to ensure the house will forever remain a disaster area.
A mini-me that follows our every move, only to hinder any progress we might otherwise make.
Do you judge people based on race, age, gender, disability, sexuality, or religion? Most of us do, but few of us are conscious of the fact.
In an effort to make people aware of their implicit biases, the Ad Council recently released a PSA on behalf of their Love Has No Labels campaign.
The video — launched yesterday to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Selma — begins with a skeletal view of a couple hugging and kissing behind a massive x-ray screen that’s setup in front of a crowd. The puzzled audience isn’t quite sure what to expect. But once the participating couples begin to reveal themselves from behind the monitor, compassion and inspiration [...]