Take A Hike: Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence

Take ten, time out, take a hike are all useful ideas for dealing with negative emotions. Use it to rate the importance of the issue. Ten is exploding and ready to kill; five is just happens too often; one is not worth my getting upset.  Ratings above a five need to be addressed. How: maybe …

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Howling Despair – 6 Controlling Anger Tips

What is the end point of your anger? Mine is a state I call “Howling Despair.” Here is how the growth of my anger looks on my personal  Feeling Thermometer. Anger is a signal to right a wrong. How you handle anger depends on your emotional intelligence, what I mean by emotional fitness.  As a child, …

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HOW TO USE FEELING THERMOMETERS – SESSION EIGHT

Congratulations, you are now ready to move on to the second Emotional Fitness Training  Skill: Measuring Feelings. Go here for previous course sessions.   You can get a free copy of this one by going here. Why measure feelings? So you can spot when a bossy feeling is trying to take over and get you to …

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