Why We're So Full Of Ourselves: In Defense of Narcissistic Qualities

There's a huge difference between being a "narcissist" and being self-centered, although you wouldn't know it by how often it's used as an insult. Even so, being a little self-centered isn't just a good thing, it's necessary for our mental health. Sure, there's a line, but let's talk about where that line is, and how… » 11/05/14 3:28pm 11/05/14 3:28pm

Feeling Bad About Your Weight Is Making You Fat

And now, your cruel self-fulfilling prophecy of the day — teenage girls who wrongly think they're too fat are much more likely than their peers with undistorted body images to become overweight twentysomethings. In other words, having crappy self esteem when you're a kid is now something that can produce long-term… » 8/10/12 2:00pm 8/10/12 2:00pm