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VIDEO: The Narcissism Epidemic

Narcissism, the overestimation of self or self as center of the universe, is different than healthy self-esteem. Narcissism brings distrust and aversion, not success. Spirituality, inclusion in a greater reality, and gratitude are antidotes. Saying "I love you" is an invitation to connection while repeating "I am special" or "I am a princess" foster separation.
As prejudice can be gradually overcome, narcissism can be overcome individually and collectively.

Jean Twenge's previous book was "Generation Me."

to watch Jean Twenge's discussion of "The Narcissism Epidemic" on BookTV, click on
 http://www.booktv.org/watch.aspx?ProgramId=PC-10487

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