Why We Feel Shame Around the Holidays

Here’s a link to my latest for Psychology Today, about how cultural imaging of the ideal Christmas can inspire shame in those of us whose lives don’t look like a Hallmark card. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/shame/201812/why-we-feel-shame-around-the-holidays

U.K. Edition of The Narcissist You Know

For readers in the United Kingdom and continental Europe who can’t purchase the Touchstone edition of The Narcissist You Know, I’ve brought out a different version under my New Rise Press imprint. This edition, identical to the one released by Pan Macmillan in Australia, can be purchased via Amazon.co.uk by clicking on the links below.… Continue reading U.K. Edition of The Narcissist You Know

The Risks of Joy

This past week, one of my clients returned from an exotic vacation and told me he’d felt almost nothing during the trip. He took no pleasure in any of his adventurous activities, and when there was a guide involved, my client felt preoccupied with the impression he was making upon the other person rather than… Continue reading The Risks of Joy