How Do You Respond to Tragedy?

  This isn’t the post I thought I would write today. However, with the horrific theater rampage less than 48 hours ago, I feel compelled to comment about tragedies since they often happen when we least expect them. Let me begin by saying I am thinking of two types of tragedies: those caused by nature […]

Discover the Ingredients for a Healthy Relationship

Relationships are a vital part of our lives. Having others to share our thoughts and feelings with makes life more meaningful. To have healthy relationships, it is important to know how to nurture and care for them. If you want healthier relationships, the following statements will give you insight into which behaviors come naturally for […]

You Can Discover Personal and Professional Fulfillment

Fullfillment encompasses many aspects. One of the most important is living a meaningful life. How do you make your life meaningful in today’s world? The search for purpose and meaning in your life is sometimes referred to as Spirituality because it pays attention to your inner life. Depending on what stage of life you are […]

Can Positive Feedback Be Dangerous?

Everyone likes positive feedback. It is known that it is helpful in building self-esteem and contributes to success. In fact, schools and parents have been doing a good job giving more positive feedback since the push in the seventies and eighties to build self-esteem. Scores have jumped significantly for children in the last 30 years. […]

Emotional Intelligence Sharpens Your Effectiveness

We have all heard of IQ (intelligence quotient) which measures our intellectual ability and often predicts school performance. However, the idea of Emotional Intelligence (EI) or Emotional Quotient (EQ) is not as well known or understood. Do you know that EI may determine as much as 80% of your life success? EI determines only about […]