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The best ways to deal with narcissistic coworkers, according to a psychiatrist

Throughout my career as a psychiatrist, I’ve worked with a personality type that I call Narcissus. One such person was Richard, a successful executive chef whom I was asked to see after he threw a knife at a sous chef in the kitchen. During a seemingly uneventful food preparation demonstration, he …

Psychology

Science: Talking Sh*t Is Great For Your Health

If you’ve ever heard that old chestnut that “great minds discuss ideas, while small minds discuss how ugly their new friend’s baby is,” and felt bad because you find it much more fun to talk about how an infant looks like a lopsided old man than Plato’s lesser works, then today is your day to feel …

14 Psychological Facts That Will Help You Handle These Everyday Social Situations

Being well-versed in the fascinating science of the human mind, if you think about it, is kind of like having a superpower. Navigating your way …

Psychology

Why Donald Trump scares you so much — and why it matters

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)</b><p>It’s not just you — we were born to fear predators, and Donald Trump fits the profile of a psychopath<p>Leah McElrath<p>November 6, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>For many people, this presidential election is triggering a visceral fear response hard to put into words. Here are the …

America is obsessed with happiness — and it’s making us miserable

A Brit on life in America: “The pursuit of happiness” has gotten out of hand.<p>I’m at the gynecologist for my Pap smear, feet in stirrups, idly wondering what Emily Post might have suggested as appropriate small talk for those moments when the person you are speaking to will be replying to your …

Here's how the media should respond when a presidential candidate is caught lying

I don't mean the small political prevarications that all politicians engage in — I refer to the uniquely outsized BS that has been dominating this election cycle.<p>So far, the mainstream press has been doing a mostly terrible job. However, that may be changing.<p>To wit: presidential candidate Donald …

Donald Trump

How mindfulness makes your brain happy

Everybody is talking about mindfulness, but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you'll hear, "Umm, …

Self-help