Narcissism vs. confidence: 5 ways to tell the difference

Confidence and self-absorption rooted in narcissism are not the same: First, narcissism is self-focused while confidence considers the wellbeing of others. Additionally, narcissists constantly crave affirmation as they are hyperaware of others’ opinions, while confident individuals don’t seek to prove themselves. Also, narcissistic individuals exploit others for their benefit, while…

I Hate Myself—Is That Normal?

Sometimes we wake up, look in the mirror, and don’t like or recognize the reflection that meets us. You may think, “I hate myself.”  It might be sudden weight gain or pesky acne that’s resurfaced. Maybe it’s the drowsy eyes from the night of drinking or the less than thrilled…

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