Strengthening Your Emotional Intelligence: Stop Triangulating

Triangulation defined:  a tactic where one person will not communicate directly with another person, instead, s/he uses a third person to relay communication to the second, thus forming a triangle. Manipulative, controlling, and destructive. We all need to vent, but venting to a loved one can quickly become triangulation. Avoid the relationship sin of triangulation by …

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Strengthening Your Emotional Intelligence: Stop Triangulating

Triangulation defined:  a tactic where one person will not communicate directly with another person, instead, s/he uses a third person to relay communication to the second, thus forming a triangle. Manipulative, controlling, and destructive. We all need to vent, but venting to a loved one can quickly become triangulation. Avoid the relationship sin of triangulation by …

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False Expectations Appearing Real – Tips to Defang Fear

Fear is a signal to be cautious.We are programmed to avoid pain and fear signals the possibility pain will visit.  Some theorists think all behavior stems from pleasure, pain,  or fear of pain. Unmet expectations create pain.  Being more realistic about what we expect of life or others reduces both hurt and fear of hurt. …

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When To Blow Smoke: Six Tips About Lying

Honesty is both the bedrock and the lava of all relationships. Honesty either burns you or keeps your relationship rock solid.  You need to know when to lie. A Throw Back Post – Originally published with a different title two years ago, relevant today.   Edited a bit. Emotional Fitness Training Thoughts Leadership gurus starting …

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