Self Centeredness Quotes (79 quotes)
Self-Aware vs Self-Absorbed
Common Traits Of The Self-Centered Person
This may seem like an odd blog entry, but it has been the topic of conversation over many dinners recently. Although we are taught from a young age that being self-centered is a bad thing, I think that more people would benefit from being this way. Let me explain. To start off, I am not suggesting that people should be selfish. My parents are children-centered.
What do you think about all day? If it is mostly about you, then you may suffer from self-centeredness. People consider self-centeredness to be a negative character trait. If you are self-centered, the first thing to do is to not beat yourself up about it. If you do, your shame will just give you another reason for negative self-preoccupation. Instead, see your self-centeredness as a symptom of an underlying angst—the felt sense that you are somehow insufficient or unsafe. Anxiety drives self-centeredness.
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Everyone behaves in selfish and self-centered ways sometimes, but some people seem to do it more often than others. Start by identifying the problem, then talk to your friend about how you feel and look for solutions., Most people who are self-absorbed have a selfish view of the world and everything around them. Selfish and self-absorbed are only interested in their own wishes, wants and needs and barley care what others want or what's fair to everybody.
As a poet, therapist, and observer of human behavior, Janis has a keen awareness of what makes people tick and behave the way they do. Self-centered people are easy to identify but difficult to handle. They love to talk, mainly about themselves, and they can be quite dismissive about the point of view of others. Absorbed by their grandiosity, they look down on others with an air of superiority that is frequently displayed with a "holier than thou" attitude. This type of person is also defined by others as being incredibly annoying.