WHEN SILENCE IS THE BEST RESPONSE – TIPS

When hurt, we often cover it with anger and seek to hurt back. The hurting back can start with words, but all too soon can escalate. Emotional Fitness Tip If you must speak use feedback. Parenting tip Teens delight in arguing. It marks their growing ability to think critically. Good except when the try to …

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TRAVEL THE ROAD TO THE GOOD LIFE – THREE TIPS

Do you go with the flow for fear of being swept away? Do you walk where others have set the path? Not bad, but the end might not be what you want. Want the good life?  Who doesn’t? All the research and all the sages of the ages, know this truth: All paths lead somewhere, but …

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UNHAPPY? TIME TO CHANGE – EFTI TIPS

Living is learning and learning is changing. Learning starts with birth, but it is up to us to keep on learning as we grow. To stop is to die an early brain death. Emotional Fitness Tips Tip one: Make it fun to learn. Too many equate learning with dull days sitting in a classroom and …

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SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, BUT DON’T SAY IT MEAN – Six EFTI Tips

Even when you do not say it mean, you risk friendships. Ask me, I know. This poster by my friend at Gaping Void prompted me to post a bit about feedback.  Feedback is a way to say what needs saying so it might be heard. Warning: Getting a Ph.D. in the art of providing feedback …

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