Fake it til you make it

I have an introvert friend, let’s call her Ruth, who used to dread social events because she was so bad at small talk. For all her poise and confidence at work, managing a successful team, the thought of a party gave her the heeby-jeebies. Something has changed...

Narcissistic Nastiness

Unfortunately, I have deep familiarity with narcissistic nastiness. With both parents leaning in that direction, one more than the other thank goodness, I know how to listen to them, cater to them, tend to them, navigate around them….you get the picture. I...