Solutions To Loneliness That Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

“Half of Americans view themselves as lonely,” said David Cordani, president, and CEO of Cigna Corp. “I can’t help but be surprised [by that].” (Cigna is an NPR sponsor and a major provider of health insurance for NPR employees.) The latest surveys also found something surprising about loneliness in the younger generation:  .”..”the younger generation was …

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How To Complain Wisely

Need to complain, moan and groan? Don’t we all? Here’s the rub: Chucky Complainers and Wendy Whiners get little respect. People want you to suck it up. However, that can eat at your heart and give you an ulcer. What to do? Strengthen your Emotional Inlelligence by finding a complaint partner.  Never heard of Complaint Partners?  This …

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HOW TO EXPRESS FEELINGS WISELY – SESSION EIGHTEEN

Letting it all out, particularly when angry, is not wise; when you yell, most people cannot or will not listen.  Express feelings wisely. How? Try these suggestions: Do something seriously physical while talking to yourself about how you feel. Examples: chopping wood, dancing, jogging, even walking briskly. The physical activity drains energy from the feelings and creates space …

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