Boundary Lines: The Truth about Personal Balance

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The boundary lines in our lives are often indistinct because we err in one of two ways in calculating what belongs inside them and what does not. Scott Peck, in his classic work, The Road Less Travelled, divides these people into those he calls neurotics and those who have a serious character flaw. (By the […]

Hurricane Harvey: The Collective Trauma of Houston

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I have never experienced a mass trauma like Hurricane Harvey before, but I recognize the symptoms. Everyone experiences trauma in their lives, though usually individually rather than a collective trauma like a natural disaster. A car accident, a sudden death or loss of a loved one, or even just moving across the country to somewhere […]

Five Ways to Avoid Raising Narcissistic Kids

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Disclaimer: This article is not about how to prevent your child from becoming a narcissist. Narcissistic Personality Disorder starts early in life and is often a defense mechanism against chronic neglect and emotional or physical abuse. We all have narcissistic tendencies, however, that need to be dealt with so that we become healthy, whole people. […]