Childrearing Challenges

Narcissistic repair, how to go about it…

Narcissus – it sounds so beautiful but the consequences of a narcissistic attitude are much less so. Narcissus is a figure from Greek mythology. He was a beauty, who found himself so beautiful and important that he kept staring at his reflection in the water of a small lake. Eventually he perished because of it.…

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Involuntary Emotional Abuse Causes Victims

Healthy Sense of Self’s mission is to reduce child abuse by making parents aware of what can go wrong when they are too self-absorbed. The reasons why a child, a person, would be physically abused may seem very different from those of emotional abuse but the big why’s for this destructive parental behavior may be…

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Holidays Are Supposed to Be Joyful Times, Right?

I don’t know about you, but I always look forward to holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. I love the food, the music, the peacefulness of the picture-perfection in ads, movies, and images of the Season, the coziness, and safety of family coming together, like circling the wagons in the old days. Most of us are…

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This Is What Your Cell Phone Addiction Looks Like to Your Family

Just Picture It The Center for Psychological Research, Shenyang, in China recently released a new ad campaign through advertising company Ogilvy & Mather China that makes a bold, symbolic statement about an uprising issue: cell phone addiction. The ads do a great job of raising awareness about cell phone addiction in an incredibly impactful way. That could…

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