How To Deal With Sexual Misconduct Using Your Emotional Intelligence – Six Tips

The Me Too Movement is stirring up lots of feelings. Very helpful, but feelings need to be guided by your Emotional Intelligence.  Hope these tips comfort all.  Emotional Fitness Training Tips Tip  one: Rate the offense: Rating scales keep things in perspective, no matter how offensive a grope or unwanted kiss, it is not a rape. …

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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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Profound Or Twisted Thinking – One Big Tip

The One Big Emotional Fitness Tip: Exchange truth for opinion.  Yes, there are what some call “Brute facts.” These, however, are not necessarily scientific truths. Think of the solid paths we walk across  without thought:  floors, cement, hard packed dirt, rocky cliffs. What seems solid might be anything and could in a second cast you down, …

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How To Make An Apology When You Are In the Right – Six Tips

Hard to apologize when you believe you did no wrong.  However, that is perhaps the most important time to apologize and sincerely.  How? these tips might help. Emotional Fitness Tips Tip one: The more we understand human behavior, the easier it is to look past our own feelings and apologize to another who feels we …

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