Sold out performance: Thank you all.

EFTI BLOG’s Annual report summary thanks to WordPress.The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

The busiest day of the year was January 30th with 188 views. The most popular post that day was EASY EFTI EXERCISES.

This will most likely be the post of the day. I have much to do and places to go. Back on track with the SMART Goal Setting Series tomorrow or the next day. I  am walking through this publically both to make some decisions about keep EFTI alive. I am doing it here in the  hope that some of you will find my machinations useful for learning to set SMART goals. SMART goals let you take better control of your life so you can end up feeling “I did it my way and got where I wanted to go.

Critical thinking exercise

How does my post related this  WordPress’s Daily Post:  Happy Endings; Tell us about something you’ve tried to quit. Did you go cold turkey, or for gradual change? Did it stick?

Well, the title relates doesn’t it.  I gave up smoking cold turkey on January 1, 1972. My motivation? Newly married and wanting to get pregnant. Give it up cold turkey, never relapsed, but I can still feel the tickle of desire in the back of my throat as I type this.

One trick I used which is a SMART goal step was to set a Time Frame. I promised myself that if I lived to be 90, I would light up again. Now I doubt that despite the tickle of desire: smoking no longer seems worth the money.

Thank you for all you do

Thank me by remembering sharing is caring; so is liking, or commenting. Your caring keeps me going.

Stay strong; Remember your mission, laugh, play, create, practice kindness and be grateful for all you have been given.



These links are for those not familiar with Emotional Intelligence or the idea of Emotional Fitness.

Easy Emotional Fitness Exercises (
The five components of Emotional Intelligence ( Intelligence ( Fitness Tips for Parents  (
An Emotional Fitness Program for Parents(



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