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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How To Complain Wisely

Need to complain, moan and groan? Don’t we all? Here’s the rub: Chucky Complainers and Wendy Whiners get little respect. People want you to suck it up. However, that can eat at your heart and give you an ulcer. What to do? Strengthen your Emotional Inlelligence by finding a complaint partner.  Never heard of Complaint Partners?  This …

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BE A COOL CAT NOT A MAD DOG: FIVE TIPS TO STRENGTHEN EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

What’s your feeling temperature right now? Most of today? The past week or so?  See if a negative feeling is getting to you. Take your feeling temperature. Feelings are signals telling you to be aware so you can stay safe. That’s the good news. The bad news? Signals are not always clear and are often misinterpreted. …

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