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7 Qualities That Make a Person Unforgettable

7 Qualities That Make a Person Unforgettable

Seven characteristics that will make you unforgettable and successful. Source: goodluz/Shutterstock People who are highly successful are usually unforgettable. That should come as no surprise. What surprised me, however, was when I discovered that many highly successful people were unforgettable before they were successful. They possessed certain traits that seared them into other people’s memories. Indeed, becoming […]

The Three Faces of Narcissism: A New Look at an Old Problem

The Three Faces of Narcissism: A New Look at an Old Problem

There are three types of narcissists—and it’s critical to know the difference. THE BASICS Source: photr/Pixabay The term “narcissism” refers to a constellation of human psychological traits which, at its core, are self-absorption, beliefs in one’s own superiority over others, and a resultant sense of entitlement. Narcissism’s genetic effect size may only be around .59, but the epigenetic expression can […]

Wellness: Promoting Optimum Health Through the Workplace

Wellness: Promoting Optimum Health Through the Workplace

Occupational health promotion may reduce premature aging and disability. Source: geralt/Pixabay Many diseases that cause disability and premature death are lifestyle-based. On the other hand, our lifestyle can serve to reduce the risk of many diseases we once thought we were helpless to prevent, even some genetically based diseases. Within the last five years, there has […]

Toxic People: How to Recognize and Avoid Them

Toxic People: How to Recognize and Avoid Them

Narcissists, frenemies, and chronic complainers cause interpersonal disasters. Source: TheDigitalArtist/Pixabay Early in my career, I was collaborating with a senior colleague to write a research grant. As we discussed previous research, I was particularly critical of other researchers. My colleague, who was also an early mentor in other aspects of my life, brought an abrupt end […]

Immunize Yourself Against Anxiety and Excessive Stress

Immunize Yourself Against Anxiety and Excessive Stress

Hard to believe? Findings from neuroscience suggest it’s possible! Source: John Hain/Pixabay Psychologically speaking, the most significant factors that will keep you from realizing the happiness and success to which you aspire are anxiety and excessive stress. Both of these contribute significantly to depression, as well. Over 44 years of clinical practice and university teaching, I’ve heard people say time […]