Are Parents Creating a Generation of Narcissists?

Last month, a couple of connected research studies were released dealing with the apparent increase of young narcissists in modern society.  The researchers’ conclusion?  Well, while there are several factors that combine to make a narcissist, the chief culprit appears to be the parents.  Specifically, parents who “overvalue” their children and dole out too much praise may unleash a raging…

When the Selfie Obsession Would Come to a Screeching Halt

Do you think the inventor of the forward-facing cell phone camera imagined the “selfie” craze of the past few years?  If he (or she) knew anything about human nature, this obsession with taking and posting endless pictures of ourselves was clearly predictable.  What else would I want to do with a camera on my phone?…