Self-Absorbtion and Maturity — Does Maturity Mean Seeing the Broader Landscape?


     Does keeping a journal contribute to self-absorption and narcissism? This article argues that maturity is moving from the close-up to seeing the broader landscape. Focusing less on your weaknesses and more on the broad context. We should not over-analyze information. Ruminators end up making themselves more depressed. Citing newer studies this is a good article for everyone. Look at the mountains not the weeds.


….. “Introspective or Narcissistic.?” New York Times (August 8, 2014).