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The Halli Casser-Jayne Show

The Halli Casser-Jayne Show


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Joy and narcissism are the two topics explored on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. Joining Halli at her table is Doug Abrams the co-author of THE BOOK OF JOY, LASTING HAPPINESS IN A CHANGING WORLD written with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. And Dr. Craig Malkin author of RETHINKING NARCISSISM, THE BAD AND SURPRISINGLY GOOD ABOUT FEELING SPECIAL.

Imagine: Two spiritual giants, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Five days. One timeless question: How do we find joy in the face of life’s inevitable suffering? The moderator: Douglas Abrams friend, author, editor, and literary agent. The occasion: The celebration of his Holiness’s eightieth birthday. The place: the Dalia Lama’s home in Dharamsala, India. The year: 2015 -- the conversations catalogued by long-time friend and now available in the New York Times bestselling book THE BOOK OF JOY. Douglas Abrams, author, editor, and literary agent is the founder and president of Idea Architects, a creative book and media agency helping visionaries to create a wiser, healthier, and more just world. He is also the co-founder with Pam Omidyar and Desmond Tutu of, a public benefit company working to share life-changing and world-changing ideas. 

In the age of President Donald Trump, the word narcissism is thrown around a lot, the President’s detractors labeling him the King of Narcissism. But what is narcissism? Is being labeled a narcissist always a bad thing? We reach back into our archives to bring you an important conversation with Dr. Craig Malkin, author of RETHINKING NARCISSISM, THE BAD AND SURPRISINGLY GOOD ABOUT FEELING SPECIAL. Dr. Malkin—author, clinical psychologist, and Instructor of Psychology for Harvard Medical School —offers a radically new model for understanding what he asserts is an often misused term.