15 Ways to Find Healing in Suffering

15 Ways to Find Healing in Suffering – Embrace, Engage, and Connect To heal healthily and most effectively one must allow the emotions and thoughts to be felt and expressed while your head and heart have become temporarily disconnected.  Losing someone very close and dear to you is going to hurt.  There is no way … Read more15 Ways to Find Healing in Suffering

4 Lessons – Book Review of. . . Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

Why IQ isn’t everything and the role EQ plays in doing and being well in life. Lesson One: The Ventilation Fallacy Lesson Two: Don’t Ruminate When You Are Sad, Distract Yourself Instead Lesson Three: The Artful Critique Lesson Four: Emotional Contagion For more information on emotional intelligence and to schedule your complimentary strategy session contact … Read more4 Lessons – Book Review of. . . Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

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?

How to Deal With Changing Seasons and Seasons of Change

Happy March! I remember when I was a little girl living in New England and while learning about the seasons (we had four separate unique seasons at that time) being taught that March “comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” because the weather in the beginning of March could be very … Read moreHow to Deal With Changing Seasons and Seasons of Change

What does EQ have to do with managing change?

What does EQ have to do with managing change? Everything! If you can create awareness of the way you respond to life events, such as change, and manage your response to the event you’re well on your way to effectively managing change. You’ve heard the saying, ‘It’s not what happens that matters but how you … Read moreWhat does EQ have to do with managing change?

Look For The Pony

There were two little boys quite opposite of each other.  One day both of the boys were given a circumstance of life and the people observed. (story improvised from original version) The first little boy stood skeptically in the doorway of the room full of toys not sure if he should enter. But with a … Read moreLook For The Pony

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