STOP SEEKING FALSE PERFECTION: SIX TIPS

 Desperately seeking perfection erodes your emotional intelligence Moreover, the push for perfection is pervasive. The advertising world pushes perfectionism constantly. Why? Feeling flawed and imperfect hurt, promising you perfection sells. Then the motivational speakers help by promising you can do and be anything you want, as long as you want it enough. As Oprah says, “If …

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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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