Improve Your Emotional Intelligence: Think About What Matters

  As noted in Wiki: “A false dilemma is a type of informal fallacy in which something is falsely claimed to be an “either/or” situation, when in fact there is at least one additional option. … A false dilemma can arise intentionally, when a fallacy is used in an attempt to force a choice or outcome.” Either/or is false …

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Think Critically – Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

Malcolm X  is one of my heroes, because as the quote demonstrates, he didn’t get locked into Either/or positions. He was a critical thinker, what some call a “Yes/and” thinker. Either/or thinking closes off richness by limiting the options to two possibilities.   Not useful.  I agree with those who think the more views of the …

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YOUR DREAMS AND YOU

The dreams we dream at night are thought to be the road to our unconscious thoughts. Perhaps and perhaps not. Then there are our day dreams. Part of strengthening your emotional fitness is knowing about you, what the experts call self-awareness. Freud, the father of psychoanalysis believed our dreams were our unconscious wishers. Maybe ,maybe …

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Untwist Either/Or Thinking

Pro gun control or anti gun control? Focused on understanding why people behave badly or punishing them when they do?  The media promotes this type of either or thinking. Emotional Intelligence, what Emotional Fitness seeks to strengthen, is about thinking wisely before acting on feelings and that includes all feelings, not just bad, sad or …

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