Look at this picture. What do you see? Most of us would say that we see a mirrored reflection of the buildings showing up on the water.
I always found reflections fascinating. It is said that Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection after pushing Echo away. Echo loved Narcissus, or so she believed. Echo spent the rest of her life lonely until nothing remained of her but her echo. Sadly, this relationship mirrors many codependents who seek the approval and validation of charismatic, and often beautiful narcissists, who can only love themselves.
The Death of Narcissus
The Greek Myth reveals that Nemesis decides that Narcissus' cold behavior towards Echo cannot go without punishment.
The classic version by Ovid, of Narcissus and Echo, suggests that Nemesis lured Narcissus to a pool where he fell in love with his own image. Narcissus withered there, with tremendous passion stuck inside of...
We need to be careful. The world is becoming more reliant on artificial intelligence and it is happening right under our noses.
Why should you care?
Imagine this -- we have scientists and engineers working to program robots to attune themselves to humans, and yet, most of us are tuned OUT from the self.
How is it, within each of us is innate potential, far greater than any form of artificial intelligence, and yet, so few of us know how to tap into that divine intelligence?
If you are an adult child from a less than nurturing home, you may have been 'programmed' to detach from your emotions.
Narcissism exists on a spectrum and it is considered a personality trait. When someone is considered to be narcissistic, we can assume this person is grandiose, self absorbed and in love with the facade they wish others to admire, cater to, fawn after, and succumb to.
Covert narcissists are those who carry around the ‘woe is me’ attitude. They may appear as vulnerable, helpful, and even altruistic. On the inside, this person will harbor resentment, feelings of anger, and become vengeful when others do not give into their demands. Vibrationally, they feel as if the world owes them. Relationships come down to what you can offer them. If it is attention they require, you will be roped into melodrama whether real or imagined. If you do not offer them what they demand, you will be punished in some way. They are distrustful, exploitive, and entitled. Making ...