As an antidote to a skyrocketing self-worth, [Jean M. Twenge, one of the co-authors,] recommends humility, evaluating yourself more accurately, mindfulness and putting others first. Such values may seem quaint, maybe even self-defeating, to those of us who think we're special, but trust me: it gets easier with practice.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
The Last Might've Been First
Reviewing a new book called The Narcissism Epidemic, Raina Kelley may have had her tongue in cheek when she devoted the entire first paragraph to herself. Here's how her article ends: