The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement

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Atria Books #ad - Even the world economy has been damaged by risky, unrealistic overconfidence. Jean twenge’s influential first book, generation Me, spurred a national debate with its depiction of the challenges twenty- and thirty-somethings face in today’s world—and the fallout these issues create for educators and employers.

Twenge joins forces with W. And it’s what’s making people depressed, lonely, and buried under piles of debt. Public figures say it’s what makes them stray from their wives. Inflated view of self. Dr. Parents teach it by dressing children in T-shirts that say "Princess. Teenagers and young adults hone it on Facebook, and celebrity newsmakers have elevated it to an art form.

The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement #ad - Drawing on their own extensive research as well as decades of other experts’ studies, Drs. Twenge and campbell show us how to identify narcissism, minimize the forces that sustain and transmit it, and treat it or manage it where we find it. Narcissism—an inflated view of the self—is everywhere. Twenge turns her focus to the pernicious spread of narcissism in today’s culture, which has repercussions for every age group and class.

Keith Campbell, Ph. D.

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Generation Me - Revised and Updated: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before

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Atria Books #ad - In this provocative and newly revised book, headline-making psychologist Dr. Dr. The children of the baby boomers are not only feeling the effects of the recession and the changing job market—they are affecting change the world over. Atria Books. Engaging, and funny, twenties, and helps those in their teens, Generation Me gives Boomers and GenX’ers new and fascinating insights into their offspring, prescriptive, controversial, and thirties find their road to happiness.

Now, in this new edition of Generation Me, Dr. Her often humorous, eyebrow-raising stories about real people vividly bring to life the hopes, disappointments, and challenges of Generation Me. Jean twenge explores why the young people she calls “Generation Me” are tolerant, distrustful, open-minded, narcissistic, confident, and ambitious but also disengaged, and anxious.

Generation Me - Revised and Updated: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled--and More Miserable Than Ever Before #ad - Born in the ’80s, and ’90s and called “the Entitlement Generation” or Millennials, they are reshaping schools, colleges, and businesses all over the country. Twenge incorporates the latest research, data, to show how “Gen Me-ers” have shifted the American character, as well as new stories and cultural references, and statistics, redefining what it means to be an individual in today’s society.

Twenge uses data from 11 million respondents to reveal shocking truths about this generation, including dramatic differences in sexual behavior and religious practice, and controversial predictions about what the future holds for them and society as a whole.

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iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us

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Atria Books #ad - Because where iGen goes, so goes our nation—and the world. With the first members of igen just graduating from college, we all need to understand them: friends and family need to look out for them; businesses must figure out how to recruit them and sell to them; colleges and universities must know how to educate and guide them.

. With social media and texting replacing other activities, iGen spends less time with their friends in person—perhaps contributing to their unprecedented levels of anxiety, depression, and loneliness. They socialize in completely new ways, reject once sacred social taboos, and want different things from their lives and careers.

Born in the mid-1990s up to the mid-2000s, iGen is the first generation to spend their entire adolescence in the age of the smartphone. As seen in time, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later are vastly different from their millennial predecessors, and NPR, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, iGen is crucial reading to understand how the children, CNN, USA TODAY, and on CBS This Morning, PBS, teens, BBC, and from any other generation.

With generational divides wider than ever, parents, educators, and employers have an urgent need to understand today’s rising generation of teens and young adults. And members of igen also need to understand themselves as they communicate with their elders and explain their views to their older peers.

iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us #ad - But technology is not the only thing that makes iGen distinct from every generation before them; they are also different in how they spend their time, sexuality, how they behave, and in their attitudes toward religion, and politics. More than previous generations, they are obsessed with safety, focused on tolerance, and have no patience for inequality.

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iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us

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Atria Books #ad - Atria Books. But technology is not the only thing that makes iGen distinct from every generation before them; they are also different in how they spend their time, and in their attitudes toward religion, how they behave, sexuality, and politics. More than previous generations, focused on tolerance, they are obsessed with safety, and have no patience for inequality.

. They socialize in completely new ways, reject once sacred social taboos, and want different things from their lives and careers. Igen is also growing up more slowly than previous generations: eighteen-year-olds look and act like fifteen-year-olds used to. A highly readable and entertaining first look at how today’s members of iGen—the children, and young adults born in the mid-1990s and later—are vastly different from their Millennial predecessors, and from any other generation, teens, from the renowned psychologist and author of Generation Me.

iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us #ad - With generational divides wider than ever, educators, parents, and employers have an urgent need to understand today’s rising generation of teens and young adults. With social media and texting replacing other activities, iGen spends less time with their friends in person—perhaps why they are experiencing unprecedented levels of anxiety, depression, and loneliness.

And members of igen also need to understand themselves as they communicate with their elders and explain their views to their older peers. As this new group of young people grows into adulthood, we all need to understand them: Friends and family need to look out for them; businesses must figure out how to recruit them and sell to them; colleges and universities must know how to educate and guide them.

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The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in An Age of Diminishing Expectations

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - His diagnosis of american culture is even more relevant today, predicting the limitless expansion of the anxious and grasping narcissistic self into every part of American life. Dionne Jr. When the culture of narcissism was first published in 1979, Christopher Lasch was hailed as a “biblical prophet” Time.

The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in An Age of Diminishing Expectations #ad - Atria. Lasch’s identification of narcissism as not only an individual ailment but also a burgeoning social epidemic was groundbreaking. Atria Books. The culture of narcissism offers an astute and urgent analysis of what we need to know in these troubled times. The classic new york Times bestseller, with a new introduction by E.

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From Critical Thinking to Argument: A Portable Guide

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - From Critical Thinking to Argument: A Portable Guide #ad - Atria. Atria Books. A brief and affordable guide to critical thinking and crafting arguments, From Critical Thinking to Argument teaches the right skills to write persuasive arguments. Bedford Books.

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Rethinking Narcissism: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists

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Harper Perennial #ad - In rethinking narcissism harvard medical school psychologist Craig Malkin addresses the "narcissism epidemic" by illuminating the spectrum of narcissism, identifying ways to control the trait, and explaining how too little of it may be a bad thing. The reality is that we all fall somewhere between utter selflessness and grandiosity.

Atria. Perennial. A healthy middle—a healthy degree of narcissism—is essential for a strong sense of self. Malkin deconstructs our misconceptions of narcissism and offers clear, our children, step-by-step guidance on how to protect ourselves and how to promote healthy narcissism in our partners, and ourselves.

Rethinking Narcissism: The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists #ad - Atria Books. Bedford Books. Readers will learn that there's far more to narcissism than its reductive invective would imply. When most of us hear the word narcissism or narcissist, preening, we envision vain, braggarts who can’t stop talking about themselves. The startling truth is we’ve been distracted by an empty stereotype that blinds us to far more reliable signs of danger—and an entire generation is suffering because of it.

But most of the time,  we’ve got it wrong; many narcissists aren’t driven by looks, fame, or money—some may even be shy or soft spoken.

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Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus: Experiencing the Peace and Promise of Christmas

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Crossway #ad - So when editor nancy guthrie decided she wanted a reflective book of Advent readings that would help her pause and consider the riches of Christ come to earth, she embarked on what she calls "a sacred adventure, " putting together such a collection herself. The result-this special volume-draws from the works and sermons of classic theologians such as Whitefield, Luther, Spurgeon, and from leading contemporary communicators such as John Piper, and Augustine, J.

Perennial. An anthology of advent readings collected from the writings and sermons of 22 classic and contemporary theologians and Bible teachers. Between purchasing presents and planning travel, enjoying holiday pageants and attending parties, it is all too easy for Christmas to silence the sacredness and crowd out a quiet anticipation of the season's truths.

Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus: Experiencing the Peace and Promise of Christmas #ad - Bedford Books. Sproul, skip ryan, and joni eareckson Tada to beckon you and your family into the wonder of Jesus' incarnation and birth. With its high view of scripture and its focus on the gift of Jesus, this lovely book is sure to ready your heart and mind for a fresh experience of "Immanuel, God with us" this and every Advent season.

Open the cover and discover what Christmas was meant to be… Atria Books. Ligon duncan, francis schaeffer, Randy Alcorn, John MacArthur, R. Atria.

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

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Penguin Press #ad - Lukianoff and haidt investigate the many social trends that have intersected to promote the spread of these untruths. These three great untruths contradict basic psychological principles about well-being and ancient wisdom from many cultures. Embracing these untruths—and the resulting culture of safetyism—interferes with young people’s social, emotional, and intellectual development.

Perennial. Speakers are shouted down. This is a book for anyone who is confused by what is happening on college campuses today, or is concerned about the growing inability of Americans to live, work, or has children, and cooperate across party lines. A finalist for the 2018 national book critics circle award in nonfictionA New York Times Notable Book Bloomberg Best Book of 2018The New York Times bestseller!Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years.

The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure #ad - Atria. They situate the conflicts on campus within the context of America’s rapidly rising political polarization and dysfunction. They examine changes on campus, including the corporatization of universities and the emergence of new ideas about identity and justice. They explore changes in childhood such as the rise of fearful parenting, child-directed play, the decline of unsupervised, and the new world of social media that has engulfed teenagers in the last decade.

Atria Books. How did this happen? first amendment expert greg lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt show how the new problems on campus have their origins in three terrible ideas that have become increasingly woven into American childhood and education: What doesn’t kill you makes you weaker; always trust your feelings; and life is a battle between good people and evil people.

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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

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Penguin Books #ad - Bedford Books. The companies that design these products tweak them over time until they become almost impossible to resist. In this revolutionary book, a professor of psychology and marketing at NYU, Adam Alter, tracks the rise of behavioral addiction, and explains why so many of today's products are irresistible.

Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses, our families, and our sanity. Adam grant,  new york times bestselling author of Originals and Give and TakeWelcome to the age of behavioral addiction—an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior.

Perennial. Atria Books. We obsess over our emails, instagram likes, and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year; and we spend an average of three hours each day using our smartphones. By reverse engineering behavioral addiction, and set boundaries between work and play—and how we can mitigate their most damaging effects on our well-being, spend and save our money, Alter explains how we can harness addictive products for the good—to improve how we communicate with each other, and the health and happiness of our children.

Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked #ad - Adam alter's previous book, feel, drunk tank pink: And Other Unexpected Forces that Shape How We Think, and Behave is available in paperback from Penguin. Though these miraculous products melt the miles that separate people across the globe, their extraordinary and sometimes damaging magnetism is no accident.

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Christless Christianity: The Alternative Gospel of the American Church

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Baker Books #ad - It trivializes God, making him a means to our selfish ends. Perennial. Horton skillfully diagnoses the problem and points to the solution: a return to the unadulterated gospel of salvation. He argues that while we invoke the name of Christ, too often Christ and the Christ-centered gospel are pushed aside. Now available in trade paper.

Is it possible that we have left christ out of christianity? Is the faith and practice of American Christians today more American than Christian? These are the provocative questions Michael Horton addresses in this well-received, insightful book. Bedford Books. The result is a message and a faith that are, sentimental, affirming, in Horton's words, "trivial, and irrelevant.

Christless Christianity: The Alternative Gospel of the American Church #ad - This alternative "gospel" is a message of moralism, self-help, self-improvement, personal comfort, and individualistic religion. Atria Books. Atria.

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