You Need to Reevaluate How You Think About Control. Here’s Why.

Control is a very complex and important topic that impacts every area of our lives including: friendships, love relationships, career, mental health and family. However, it’s not really discussed openly or often. This article defines psychological and emotional control, why it’s important and how we may experience it in our lives. Understanding Control Control isContinue reading “You Need to Reevaluate How You Think About Control. Here’s Why.”

Holidays Without Family Are Tough. Here’s How to Not Let It Get You Down…and Build Your EQ in the Process

Thanksgiving is next week and this year is unlike any other. Many of us have made the difficult decision not to spend the holiday with our family. As someone who has previously spent Thanksgiving without family I can relate to how tough this may be. In this article I show you how to use emotionalContinue reading “Holidays Without Family Are Tough. Here’s How to Not Let It Get You Down…and Build Your EQ in the Process”

Uncertainty Sucks. We Need to Manage It Effectively. Here’s Why.

Uncertainty is a certainty in life. Most of us hate it. However, we can learn to manage it in a way that will make it less sucky. In this article I discuss uncertainty, negative impacts of handling it poorly, ways we negatively cope with it, and how to manage it effectively. Uncertainty is unknowingness. MostContinue reading “Uncertainty Sucks. We Need to Manage It Effectively. Here’s Why.”

19 Ways to Effectively Handle Uncertainty So You Can Stop Worrying and Start Living: Pandemic Edition

Thoughts are the most powerful thing we possess. When we change them, we have the ability to change our entire lives.

You’re Not Failing at Mindfulness. 5 Real-Life Examples of Mindfulness to Help You Get Started

Mindfulness is a useful, learned skill that will help anyone who is trying to live their best life. While there are helpful resources available, for the most part, mindfulness is self-taught. It can be confusing, and those who are learning may even think they are doing it wrong and give up. In this article IContinue reading “You’re Not Failing at Mindfulness. 5 Real-Life Examples of Mindfulness to Help You Get Started”

13 Negatively Impactful Social Connections – You’ll Be Amazed and Enlightened at the Same Time!

,,Warren Buffet “Surround yourself with people that push you to do better. No drama or negativity. Just higher goals and higher motivation. Good times and positive energy. No jealousy or hate. Simply bringing out the absolute best in each other.” The importance of social connection cannot be understated. It reduces stress, helps us feel understoodContinue reading “13 Negatively Impactful Social Connections – You’ll Be Amazed and Enlightened at the Same Time!”

“Schadenfreude” and Trump’s COVID Diagnosis

This article is using a popular topic in our society (politics) to teach emotional intelligence. We explore hypocrisy in culturally accepted norms (karma), and how the media can influence how we feel about ourselves and the world around us.

Innovative Techniques for Learning Emotional Intelligence

We need to remind ourselves that what people say is what they think (unless they are speaking proven facts) and that we have the ability to reject their statements.

Swap: “In spite of” with “In light of”

We need to remind ourselves that what people say is what they think (unless they are speaking proven facts) and that we have the ability to reject their statements.