Fallacy Exercise: Fear Mongering Threatens Emotional Intelligence

Fear is a clue to take care, but all too often its warning is false. Future fears are mostly false fears. Improve your Emotional Intelligence by thinking carefully before giving into future fears.  Fearmongering is common but usually made up of false fears. Learn to spot it as you read the news, look at ads, or talk …

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False Logic Undermines Emotional Intelligence: Eight Examples

Critical thinking requires practice. Start by looking for the following thinking errors each day.   The more you spot thinking errors, yours and others, the stronger your Emotional Intelligence grows. We all tend to think with our feelings first; okay most of the time. Not when you find yourself doing things you regret. Feelings are signals.  …

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Thinking About A Poet’s Thoughts

Poets speak of feelings, but also a bit out of the box. The more you think out of the box the stronger your Emotional Intelligence grows. Every now and then, take a moment to think about your silent thoughts. Are they pulling you toward the good or the bad.  Arguing in your head with people …

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Make Merry Everyday: An Emotional Fitness Tip

Merry Christmas. Improve your Emotional Intelligence: practice kindness and start by being kind to you. Being kind to everyone starts with being kind to yourself. Take a few minutes right now to breathe calm, find a quiet place and indulge in a healthy pleasure. What are healthy pleasures? One piece of chocolate, a few cookies …

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