Generalizations Cloud Reality – An Exercise to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

Six blind men felt up an elephant and described what  they  personally felt this. Commonly known as the False or Hasty Generalization, Lonely Fact Fallacy or  Statistics of Small Numbers, the blind men drew their conclusions based on a partial sampling of the whole. When you draw a conclusion based on a small sample you are …

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Be With Wild Things

Emotional Fitness Exercise Take a minute to breathe in this picture and to reflect on the quote. Nature teaches. Nature can be peaceful. Nature can be violent. Enjoying the peaceful strengthens you to better endure the violent times of your life. Thank you for all you do Remember to share all you find of value …

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Think Critically – Fight Ad Hominum

Emotionally strong people think logically. Improve your Emotional Fitness what others call Emotional Intelligence by being aware of the most commonly used illogical arguments.  Ad hominem is one of the more common fallacies. As Wikipedia notes Ad hominem is when “an argument is rebutted by attacking the character, motive, or other attribute of the person making …

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Not Thankful? Try These Tips

Thanksgiving Day,  the day we are commanded to be thankful. The command alone is enough to darken the day for some.  Is that you? Well, cheer up. Gratitude is a skill and skills can be learned and strengthened. Why bother? Because research shows practicing gratitude improves the moment and adds to longevity. Here is a …

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