Reality check: The future is not ours to control. Things happen. These tips offer better control, not control.
Emotional Fitness Training Tips
Emotional Fitness Training Tip One: Learn from the past, live now, and plan with hope for tomorrow.
Emotional Fitness Training Tip Two: Practice Emotional Fitness Training’s 12 Easy Exercises. Each strengthen you to meet whatever your future brings.
Emotional Fitness Training Tip Three: Know your mission. Your mission is about who you want to be, how you want to live your life and how you want to be remembered. Despite the push to get things, to be a perfect, to go for the gold, in the end the best lives are lived by following the Golden Rule as this Poster Coach reminds us.
Emotional Fitness Training Tip Four: Set SMART goals that align with your mission.
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Emotional Fitness Training Tip Five: Practice imperfection. As noted in this previoius blog post, pursuing perfection nurtures dissatisfaction with self and others. Not useful.
This post was prompted by this WordPress Daily Prompt: Advantage of Foresight You’ve been granted the power to predict the future! The catch — each time you use your power, it costs you one day (as in, you’ll live one day less). How would you use this power, it at all? (Thanks, sarsidoo, for suggesting a similar prompt!)
I don’t try to predict the future. As the above shows, I try to learn, live, and take what comes gratefully.
A question for you. I do find the WordPress’s Daily Prompts make me think more critically and often spark a post. What I wonder is do you think they distract from the posts or add to them. If the only good is my pleasure I can drop them, but would like your opinions.
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LINKS OF INTEREST
These links are for those not familiar with Emotional Intelligence or the idea of Emotional Fitness.
- Emotional Intelligence (en.wikipedia.org)
- The five components of emotional Intelligence (www.sonoma.edu)
- About Emotional Fitness Training (emotionalfitnesstraining.com)
- An Emotional Fitness Program for Parents (amazon.com)