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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How To Get Results – Communicating With Emotional Intelligence

Surprised by the response to things you say? Getting into fights that go nowhere? Friends fading? Loved one’s angry? These Emotional Fitness Training Tips will get you more of what you want from people. Tip one: Because communication is the response, not getting the response you want is useful information. Make a neutral response of some sort, “I …

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Emotional Intelligence Requires Heart and Head Acting Together

To think beyond your experiences and treasured perceptions requires journeying from heart to head and then back again. Both must operate together to act wisely based on what matters. Thank you for all you do Practice Kindness and share, comment or like this post. If you haven’t subscribed to my blog, please do. You will …

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