What is the Difference between “Loving Yourself” and Narcissism?

Everyone has a little narcissism in them, that’s healthy. Loving yourself, for most people, is responsibly taking care of yourself emotionally, mentally and physically; that is normal. Most of us know “The Golden Rule” which basically states, “Do unto others as you would have then do unto you”. If you relate that to loving, then … Read more

Narcissism or Big Ego? How to Tell the Difference

Most of us exhibit mild traits of narcissism; a certain degree of self interest is healthy and demonstrates good psychological health. Freud wrote that healthy narcissism is an essential part of normal development. We all start out life as narcissistic infants, completely self-absorbed and ruled by impulses. Infants, obviously, are incapable of anything more. Hopefully, … Read more