FINDING BEAUTY STRENGTHENS YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

  EMOTIONAL FITNESS TIPS FOR FINDING BEAUTY Tip one: Learn to look for beauty, here there and everywhere.  Find beauty in rocks., roots, and weeds as well as the more usual places. Tip two: Be with beauty by looking for it, then when you find it, breathe in slowly, focus, hold, absorb, breathe out slowly, smile …

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How To Fret Less About Politics – Six EFT Tips

Apparently, the rates of clinical depression have increased since Trump took office. Sad, but even sadder are the increases in hate talk and fear-mongering that are now every present in all news.  I would worry less if such increases did not lead of the more unstable to acting violently. either against others or the self. Both …

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Labyrinths: An Innovative Mental Health Tool

 This post is about my years directing Mental Health Crisis Teams in the South Bronx.  It was there that I discovered Labyrinths and Meditation. I was fortunate to find in Social Work a career that I loved. Point of interest: I never aspired to be a social worker. I fought it tooth and nail. However, …

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Thinking About What Matters: Why We Suffer?

 This post is about using Emotional Intelligence to ease the devastation of suffering. Each quote represents the universal attempt to explain suffering.. The most common explanations: It is our fault, randomness, God’s punishment, proof there is no God. As Robert Frost noted: “We dance round in a ring and suppose/But the secret sits in the …

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