Getting Up Again When The Wind Knocks You Down

An Emotional Intelligence boosting tip: Use quotes to inspire and help you stay strong.  Turn quotes into a quick Emotional Fitness Exercise by taking a Calming Breath (breathe in slowly, hold your breathe for a few moments, breathe out slowly, smile and say a silent “Thank You”) as you read and think about the quote. …

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Ponderings of Jonathan Swift

An Emotional Intelligence boosting tip: Many quotes remind of us what matters. Those that have been handed down as spoken by men and women in earlier ages, such as these,  have stood the test of time and are worth pondering.   To turn a quote into an Emotional Fitness Training Exercise take a Calming Breath (Breathe …

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How To Let Go Of The Past – Five Emotional Fitness Training Tips

An Emotional Intelligence boosting tip: know and then let go of past pain  Self awareness is an important part of Emotional Intelligence. This post was inspired by the picture used in the above Poster Coach but also by a memory it evoked. The memory? Hearing my mother’s voice burst out of my mouth in a …

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How To Let Go Of Perfection

An Emotional Intelligence boosting tip: Say “no” to perfection.   This post was inspired by a post on the  Burningbridges blog. You might want to read that one instead of mine. However, for the best results, as the MDs note, “Take two.” Taken to an extreme the search for perfection becomes a mental health disorder known …

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