Living What Matters Is The Heart of Emotional Intelligence

The world is full of people wanting you to do this or that, buy this or that, join this or that. Keeping focused on what matters is difficult.  Think for a minute about what matters most to you.  Make a list. Here’s mine in order:  My family, my friends, the children of the world, working for …

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Finding Beauty Strengthens Your Emotional Intelligence: An Emotional Fitness Exercise

Emotional Fitness Thoughts Be With Beauty is one of the 12 Daily Emotional Fitness Exercises.  Two things are involved.  The first? Learning to find beauty every where you go. The second? To be fully aware of beauty when you find it. Tip one: Learn to see beauty everywhere.  Beauty surrounds us, but whether we see …

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Adhuminiem, Do You Know What It Means? 3 Tips To Strengthen Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Fitness Training® is about thinking logically.  Doing so improves your emotional intelligence. The more you can spot logical fallacies, the stronger your critical thinking skills. This post focuses on the fallacy of attacking the person instead of the argument. The Media uses ad hominem attacks to awaken your urge to buy things. How? One way …

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Take A Hike: Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence

Take ten, time out, take a hike are all useful ideas for dealing with negative emotions. Use it to rate the importance of the issue. Ten is exploding and ready to kill; five is just happens too often; one is not worth my getting upset.  Ratings above a five need to be addressed. How: maybe …

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