How Stress Makes Us Self-Centered (And 3 Fixes)

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Nobody likes a show-off. And no one enjoys feeling patronized.   But we’ve all been there – when someone won’t stop talking about themselves, or what they’ve accomplished…and while it’s never mentioned specifically…how inferior you are in comparison.   They might do it on purpose or unconsciously, but either way, it’s hurtful.   If you’ve ever been cut […]

How To Stop Being Sarcastic When You’re Stressed

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Sarcasm can be tricky. It’s hilarious when done right, but miss the mark and it can really sting.  Like “Smooth move,” when you spill your drink, “Bright idea, Einstein” when you make a poor suggestion, or “Get enough sleep?” when you’re late to work.  If you’ve noticed yourself getting a little snide, cynical, or hurtful […]