Need A Safe Place? Create Your Own

                If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden,                    Frances Hodgson Burnett.          Creating a safe place in your mind and teaching your child to do the same means finding …

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Get With Beauty, Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence

Dr. K. Anders Ericsson carries the title of world’s leading authority on perfecting skills. Being With Beauty and Thinking About What Matters are skills designed specifically to strengthen your Emotional Intelligence. Ericsson’s research lead him to two rules: “the ten-year rule” and “the 10,000-hour rule.” He believed it required at least ten years and/or 10,000 hours of practice to …

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How To Be More Emotionally Intelligent

Seek to understand opinions that disagree with yours. Here’s one that takes a more conservation view of immigration. Do you agree or disagree? This was written by Rosemary LaBonte to the editors of a California newspaper.  She wrote in response to an article written by Ernie Lujan who suggests we should tear down the Statue …

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False Fears Erode Emotional Intelligence: Staying Strong Tips

Emotional Fitness Thoughts Most fears are false fears. Learning to laugh at such fears strengthens your emotional intelligence.Three tips will help. Tip one: Start by learning to rate your fears. A Red Light Fear is immediate life threat: someone is running at you with a knife; you wake up at night smelling smoke and hearing sirens. …

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