Mariana Bockarova

Narcissism

Everyday Narcissism

The word 'narcissism' has become a staple in our everyday lexicon. It stems, of course, from the popular myth of Narcissus: A self-absorbed man who falls so deeply in love with his own reflection in a riverbank that he becomes transfixed and immobil...

How To Nail An Interview

An Expert Explains   Job interviews can be amongst the most stressful experiences we have. From a psychological perspective, the nervousness makes sense:...

Ask The Expert: To Be (social), Or Not To Be…

Satisfied in Solitude’s  has people around them constantly, and enjoys having time to herself at lunch, but is nervous that she might come across anti-social...   Dear Mariana, I have a question about being social in the workplace. In my are...

Assertive Over Polite

Navigating conflicts in the workplace …can be amongst the most cumbersome and stressful events that take part in one’s professional life. The reasons for this are particularly clear: Well defined power relations, nuanced power plays, and job security...
Mariana Bockarova

Mariana Bockarova

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Mariana holds a Master’s degree from Harvard University concentrated in Psychology and is a PhD Candidate at the University of Toronto. Her research explores narrative medicine and mental health.