If we can name it, perhaps we can manage it. Probably, that discomfort you’re feeling, and have been feeling for months now, is Grief.
The fine Art of Not being Offended starts with the understanding that "every statement, action and reaction of another human being is the sum result of their total life experience to date".
What does science say about the best way for you to deal with difficult or negative emotions?
Lesson one, Emotions are unavoidable. They just happen to you, either you want it or not. They are inevitable. You can’t avoid them, so stop trying and accept that they just show up. Optioning to ignore, silence them or distract yourself from them, just make them louder
You might associate narcissism with high self-esteem, but maybe you already sense that both have very different developmental pathways and outcomes. Actually, narcissistic people score really badly in high self-esteem.
If they constantly seek for positive social feedback and external approval, it is precisely because they don't actually think they are worth it. They need a constant...