How Children Become Narcissists — Science of Us

by Shaun Kieran

How Children Become Narcissists — Science of Us.   My disappointment is that parents don’t have common sense about what’s good for their children. Shaun Kieran ShaunKpro@gmail.com  (207) 767-3864

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Audio Invitation

by Shaun Kieran

Please have a listen to my “Introduction to Shaun’s Approach” audio. It’s around 2 and a half minutes:

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Parents need to parent – not be friends to their children.

by Shaun Kieran

If you don’t want your kid to be a narcissist, get tougher now | New York Post. It isn’t quite as simple as this columnist makes it out to be, but the gist is right: parents are making it about themselves while pretending it’s about helping their kids. Shaun Kieran ShaunKpro@gmail.com  (207) 767-3864

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Helping Families Cope with Mental Illness

by Shaun Kieran

I still recall the feelings as my colleague sadly shook her head while describing how her family had reacted to her brother starting to “decompensate into his schizophrenia” beginning in his late teens – early 20’s.  “My Mom became frantic. She started hugging him and smiling at him all the time – as if she could […]

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A Surprise Blow at Her Workplace

by Shaun Kieran

This wasn’t Manhattan or LA, so referring to Maryellen as a rising star is only meant to convey that her youthful energy as a nurse at a well-respected assisted-living facility caught notice and was appreciated by residents and staff. She combined natural warmth and exuberance with nursing gravitas. She knew her stuff. She’d started as a […]

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The Courage to Supervise

by Shaun Kieran

“Courage” may seem a bit over-the-top, but what actually goes on at work – all the drama – shouldn’t be minimized or taken for granted. Supervisors do more than manage workflow or pass on orders from the higher-ups.  For many employees, their direct supervisors are the human face of the organization – like it or […]

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Divorce Wisdom – Take the High Road (Even Though It’s Hard)

by Shaun Kieran

“Take the high road.” That gets said a lot, and of course it’s good advice for all of us, but it’s truly the best way to operate for someone going through a divorce – especially because, too often, that’s not a person’s first instinct. It’s not about turning into a saint, but it is about really understanding the need […]

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Managing and Having a Life

by Shaun Kieran

One of the many ways the world is different now is the perception that truly successful people must be consumed by their work – to the point that 55 hours a week is virtually the minimum – and we’ve all been exposed to the idea that it’s admirable for someone to spend as much as […]

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The avoid avoiding coach

by Shaun Kieran

All kinds of people occasionally choose to avoid thinking about something that has no immediate answer, but would cause stress if they simply let it take over their mind: “I’m just not going to worry about that until I have to.” Happens all the time. And lots of times it’s the smart thing to do […]

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My New Wix Website

by Shaun Kieran

My crack support team has nudged me to include the Wix platform as part of my “web presence.” Here’s the link: Shaun’s Wix website. Please let me know what you think. Shaun Kieran ShaunKpro@gmail.com  (207) 767-3864

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