Twelve Plus Classic Reads To Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence

The leap to fame for the idea of emotional intelligence began  with Daniel Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence . A good book to read about the theory behind Emotional Intelligence (EI). Most of the books listed, however, are more about the practice of marrying thought to emotion, books that lead to the development of my consulting practice Emotional …

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Improve Your Emotional Intelligence: Meditate More Easily

ARE YOU A MEDITATION FAILURE? MANY ARE. I WAS. The guru of how to be an expert–K. Anders Ericsson believes 10,000 hours of practice is required to rise to an expert level in almost every field.  Moreover, he believes the practice must be deliberate. There are four components to what he experts call Deliberate Practice:   1 …

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SIDE STEPPING EVERYDAY WARS

A post about staying in control when another gives you an ultimatum that erodes your #emotionalintelligence and ability to stay calm. The post is also about keeping stress and other negative feelings from putting you on the attack so declare war.  It  was inspired by this Word Press  Daily Prompt: With you or with out you: Tell us about …

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ALONE WITH SHAME

Today’s Daily Prompt: Sink or Swim  Shame seeks to isolate. Find out what people do not share and you find out what they shames them.   Here’s a poster I am currently ashamed of.  Can you see why? The Word Press prompt asked this: Tell us about a time when you were left on your own, to fend for …

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