Narcissism, in its varied and often subtle forms, is so prevalent, it can go unnoticed. And we can even give it a pass or enable it. That is, of course, until the worst manifestations of it drag us to unbearable depths.
This year has been a challenging one in many ways. But it’s brought us unparrelelled opportunities for learning important lessons, especially the importance of character.
The ultimate tragedy of our times is that decent, naturally luminous people get snatched from the light within them by disturbed characters and have a hard time finding their way back.
Pathological pride happens when our hearts are so full of our egoic selves that there isn’t any room left for the Source.
If ever there were a time for the loving energy within us to shine, it’s now. But that takes courage and determination. And most of all, it takes faith.
Healthy boundaries are essential for protecting our hearts. But an overly defended or hardened heart finds true intimacy difficult.
Empowering attitudes are ways of looking at life and the world that are both freeing and confidence building.
Character growth is a process. And when two relationship partners grow in character at different rates, problems easily arise.
Narcissistic infatuation is a unique kind of relationship captivation that can eventually lead to addiction – addiction to a person.
Some folks are particularly skilled in flattery, charm, and seduction. But while adulation might feel good, it’s not the same as love.