Tag Archives: Emotional Intelligence

Developing a Meditation Habit, Remembering there is no goal!

This week I am continuing on from the ideas I shared with you last week. In a goal oriented world it is often challenging remembering that mediation is not about doing it right or getting to some “higher plain of … Continue reading

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Getting perspective, how am I creating this?

This week I want to start exploring how we can move from being “at effect” to “at cause” in our life. You will remember from last week that being “at effect” is the experience of feeling helpless and victim like. … Continue reading

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Handling unwanted emotional reactions

Do you cry when you are angry? A lot of people do, usually women. Most people who cry when they are angry become frustrated by their tears because they are an unwanted expression that often leads to feeling disempowered. Firstly … Continue reading

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Resilient Mindsets: Becoming more resilient

This week I want to talk more about reliance, that bounce back factor that allows us to experience life in a positive and fulfilling way. With that in mind I have been re-reading some excellent books and in particular “The … Continue reading

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Managing Emotions in Others

This week I will be completing the series by discussing how we handle emotions in others. There are so many excellent approaches out there however each situation is different and although techniques are useful it is worth bearing in mind … Continue reading

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Managing Your Emotions

This week we are exploring the final  branch of the Salovey, Meyer and Caruso model of Emotional Intelligence, Managing Emotions.  This branch is concerned less with suppressing or controlling emotions and more with the ability to bring about optimal emotional … Continue reading

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Understanding Emotions

Last week we explored the second branch of the Salovey, Mayer and Caruso model of emotional intelligence. This week we are moving on to the third branch. This branch is concerned largely with:  Labelling emotions. Understanding emotional relationships of different intensity. … Continue reading

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Using Emotions to Facilitate Thinking

The second branch of Salovey, Meyer and Caruso’s model of Emotional Intelligence is “Using Emotions to Facilitate Thinking”. By knowing how emotions affect our thinking and how to utilise our emotions we can become more effective at problem solving, reasoning, … Continue reading

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Expressing Emotions

This week, continuing on from last week it is my intention to explore the value of expressing our emotions and the purpose this serves. According to Salovey and Caruso, in their book “The Emotionally Intelligent Manager”, emotions serve as a … Continue reading

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Facial Expressions of Emotion

Last week I began to write about recognising emotions in others, this week I will focus specifically on facial expressions. In developing his theories on evaluating truthfulness and credibility, Paul Ekman, in common with many others concentrated on a set … Continue reading

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