TAKE A NATURE BREAK

May you walk in peace and may the light of love shine in and through you, now and forever THINKING ABOUT WHAT MATTERS Spend one day a week without traveling; turning on the tv, radio,  or computer.  Doing so practices kindness for our planet.  Minimally, drive less, buy nothing, keep the media turned off, and …

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SIX TIPS FOR KEEPING PREJUDICE FROM RULING YOU

  Prejudice starts in pain or fear. Pain is personal and leads to fear. As one theorist claims, all negative feelings are pain or fear of pain. A useful thought. However, not all fears come from personal experiences, Prejudices, in particular, are passed down from one generation to another.  As the Roger and Hammerstein noted …

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Boredom Erodes Emotional Intelligence

With the start of school or the end of vacations and summer fun, boredom can creep into anyone’s life.  Hope this quick exercise helps you stay curious and excited or proud of what you know. The following Emotional Fitness Exercises also keep boredom from eroding all that is good : Remembering what matters, Practicing kindness, Being …

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FINDING BEAUTY STRENGTHENS YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

  EMOTIONAL FITNESS TIPS FOR FINDING BEAUTY Tip one: Learn to look for beauty, here there and everywhere.  Find beauty in rocks., roots, and weeds as well as the more usual places. Tip two: Be with beauty by looking for it, then when you find it, breathe in slowly, focus, hold, absorb, breathe out slowly, smile …

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