Emotional Intelligence

Is it self-care or self-sabotage?

May 11, 2022
Self-care is non-negotiable. But when the whole world seems confusing, it’s easy to confuse what’s truly making us stronger with what’s tearing us down. Here’s some advice on telling the difference.

Enjoy your glory days as an amateur

March 2, 2022
The word amateur usually has some suggestive associations. It says to us: beginner, wannabe, inexpert, inauthentic, fledgling, imitation, unprofessional. But the word really means someone engaged in a pursuit for the pleasure of it rather than money. We should hope to keep or rediscover some of that amateur enthusiasm and take it with us on our professional and personal journeys.

Rip up your resentments list today: Here’s why

December 8, 2021
Gut reactions don’t originate from our rational mind, but rather our fight-or-flight instincts. Once we’ve begun to form an opinion about an event, that’s when choice largely (but perhaps not entirely) dictates what happens next.

Listen to your anxiety

December 2, 2021
If you feel yourself slipping into “anxious time,” ask yourself these questions.

Get to know your ego… and love it

November 10, 2021
We all have an ego. It does a lot of great stuff for us. But we shouldn’t always trust that our ego has our best interests at heart. At times it can be an unreliable narrator, creating drama, judgment and suffering. Still, it’s worth working on the relationship.

Are we all lonely?

November 3, 2021
Feeling lonely or misunderstood happens a lot of the time to a large amount of people—most people, even. Writer Olga Khazan wants us to know that we are not alone in feeling alone.

Let your anxiety serve a purpose

October 13, 2021
It’s stating the obvious to say that there’s still a lot of anxiety going around right now. As leaders, many of you are trying to keep your businesses healthy and take care of your employees and families. Since anxiety is a heightened state of alarm or awareness, there are some beneficial aspects to experiencing it.

Boost your emotional intelligence

March 10, 2021
No matter how well you know your organization and your industry, you won’t be a successful leader if you don’t understand people. The key is what’s called emotional intelligence, the ability to understand your own behavior and that of the people around you. Solid emotional intelligence relies on these basic factors.

Getting therapy through your phone

December 5, 2019
Therapy apps can be a cost-effective and convenient alternative to the scheduling and cost problems of traditional counseling methods. Here are just a few of the apps now available.

Keep your composure: Here’s how

October 23, 2019
Composure is one of the best qualities you can have. When you remain composed, you stay in control of your emotions and the situation, leading you to make better decisions. When you feel yourself losing your cool, use one of these techniques.