Has The Emotional Garbage in Your Life Hardened You?

Has the emotional garbage in your life hardened you? Are you aware? ‘Soft skills’ is not a representation of begin soft.  ‘Soft skills’ is a term often associated with a person’s “EQ” (Emotional Intelligence Quotient), the cluster of personality traits, social graces, communication, language, personal habits, interpersonal skills, managing people, leadership, etc. that characterize relationships … Read moreHas The Emotional Garbage in Your Life Hardened You?

18 Signs You Have High Emotional Intelligence

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure. 1People with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly-held assumption that IQ was the sole source of success. 2Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as being the critical … Read more18 Signs You Have High Emotional Intelligence

Hungry

I recently had a divine pleasure of attending a women’s wellness retreat sponsored by Still Hope Foundation and Ardx in Norfolk, VA at the Old Dominion University Campus and our keynote luncheon speaker was Dr. Robin Smith.  As a mentor in teaching other women myself, Dr. Robin’s speech was not only humbling but it touched … Read moreHungry

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

I love sharing articles about emotional intelligence.  This one was written by Eric Ravenscraft and posted on lifehacker. You’re taught about history, science, and math when you’re growing up. Most of us, however, aren’t taught how to identify or deal with our own emotions, or the emotions of others. These skills can be valuable, but … Read moreEmotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

Coach's Time For Reflection

I was recently contacted by a professor at Regent University, who is in the final Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL) course in the Leadership Coaching track, this question: “When and how does the Coach “sharpen the saw?” We counsel our clients to reflect on where they’ve been and where they want to go, but how … Read moreCoach's Time For Reflection

Tips to Taking Care of Yourself Through the Holidays

Tips to taking care of your SELF – mindfulness and awareness – choices that can make a big difference to have a much more enjoyable season. 1.  Clean closets – Yes! Organize those towels, blankets, shoes, seasonal items, games, toys, etc. Give things you don’t need to charity. Less clutter and more organization will free … Read moreTips to Taking Care of Yourself Through the Holidays

Steps to a Better Social Life

Special for eDiets by Hara Estroff Marano Perhaps the single greatest source of mental energy is positive interaction with others. Even if you were the class nerd in high school, it’s never too late to achieve social success. You can develop social confidence by following a few simple steps. Schedule Your Social Life To hone … Read moreSteps to a Better Social Life

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. – Dalai Lama There are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t come from fame, fortune, other people, or material possessions. Rather, it comes … Read more22 Things Happy People Do Differently