I don't consider myself much of a narcissist, in fact, I try very hard NOT to be. I don't want to seem cocky or full of myself or that my stuff doesn't stink just like everyone else's. Unfortunately the way the world works these days, and the fact that I am an artist, I have to promote myself and my work. I'm uncomfortable with it most of the time but it's a necessary evil. Anyway, I decided to take the workshop because I thought it sounded interesting and it would be an opportunity to get out of my comfort zone.
The first thing you do when you arrive is you pick a tag, a condition of narcissism, that most represents you:
(dang, why didn't I keep my tag?)
Several participants made up a second tag with another statement. My second one said:
feel better about myself.
And I hate it.
Then we had to post 5 pictures to Facebook with either cocky or mundane captions. Here's one of my 5:
The last activity of the day was to make an award for ourselves and then write a corresponding speech for someone to read about us as we accepted our own award. Here I am reading Christine's speech: