Finding Self-Acceptance in the Social Media Age + Signs of a Narcissist & How to Deal with Narcissistic People with Award-Winning Journalist Lacey Johnson
Published July 9, 2020
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    In this podcast I chat with award-winning mental health journalist Lacey Johnson, on how to understand and harness the power of our minds and thinking to find true self-acceptance in an era defined by social media and narcissism. Lacey also shares some great tips on how to spot a narcissist, and how to deal with narcissistic people and parents.

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    Podcast Highlights

    2:18 Why Lacey is passionate about the optimization of self and how we connect with others

    4:08 Mental health and the pandemic

    10:03 People do not realize how much power they have over their minds

    13:24 The challenge of being a journalist in today’s world

    20:20 Depression, anxiety and social media

    27:11 How can we get the best out of social media?

    32:00 How Lacey faced her own abandonment issues and changed her thinking

    43:51 Why is the topic of narcissism so hot right now?

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