BOOST YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – CHECK YOUR PREJUDICES

What makes our prejudices evil, are when we act in ways others are hurt. The first step in ending racism and other forms of prejudice is accepting it lives in all of us. The most prejudiced people I know think they are tolerant or that their prejudices are justifiable.  Witness the name-calling and divisiveness in …

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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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Thinking About What Matters: Victim or Survivor?

We live in dangerous times; times made more dangerous by the use of history to bolster victimhood. Emotional Fitness Training Thoughts When did your ancestors step out of slavery? Or perhaps they were the strong and powerful of their era and captured, sold or bought slaves? Do you own both sides or use history to bolster …

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Rants About the Election? Prejudice At Work? Perhaps

The recent political debates have led to an unceasing outpouring of negativity. There is far too much naming calling, character assassination, hand wringing, and fear mongering going on. As Thoreau notes when we ruminate on thoughts, they get embedded in our being and dominate our lif=ves. This has led to lumping individuals according to what …

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