Although the universality of basic human emotions has been recognized i, the role, function, and importance of emotional intelligence are often undermined. Emotional Intelligence is a social skill that can help you become more aware and tactful in understanding handling your own emotions as well as the emotions of others.
When you think about weight in “all or none” terms, have unrealistic expectations, or define your self-worth only in terms of weight, you become too hyper-focused on weight loss, creating anxiety and obsession that can derail your attempts to live healthier Don’t be a victim of these eight common “weight thinking traps” and learn to replace them with healthier views.
Most of us have probably been there. You say to yourself “today is when I finally stop putting things off” or “this is when I shed those extra pounds”. Perhaps it was, “I’m going to stop buying those things I don’t need and climb out of debt” or “quit smoking” or even “wasting time on the internet.”
You can switch from reading to listening within the Fire Tablet or Kindle app. Or you can switch between reading on one device and listening on another. For example, you can read on your tablet and then listen on your smartphone, and, thanks to Whispersync for Voice, you’ll never lose your place.
I bought the audible version and kindle version. Since Amazon owns both Audible.com and Kindle books, they created something that is super cool called WhisperSync where you can listen to the audiobook and switch to the Kindle version and be in the same spot you left off in the audio or vice versa. I love it!
We all deal with disappointments. Maybe it was an online flirtation that seemed to hold so much promise, or a job interview that seemed to go really well – and then in the end, things just didn’t work out as we expected – and we feel disappointment.
Most of us have goals, both big (go back to school and get a master’s degree) and small (pare down that pile of junk mail). What keeps us from meeting our goals? Why are some goals successfully achieved, while others remain on our to-do list, nagging us for months or even years at a time?
Who is your best friend? If the name that just popped into your head was anything other than “me,” you’re missing out! Ok, I know that it’s popular to say that you should “be your own best friend,” but, what does this really mean?
What is self-love? Is it something you can buy in a makeover or a new set of clothing? Is it something you can get through a job or romantic relationship? Can you get more of it by reading something inspirational? No! Self-love is an action.
I think the seven steps are very good. Click on the link to the article to learn more.
Given the right circumstances, good people can get caught up in some very bad things. More often than not, psychology is to blame. When it comes to unethical behavior, good people don’t tend to go right off the deep end like Bernie Madoff or Kenneth Lay.
If I may quote the indomitable Kanye West, “Why everything that supposed to be bad, make me feel so good?” While Kanye is known for his, shall we say, unique and unorthodox perspective, it’s not often that he presents us with such an introspective, philosophical query.
Thought suppression commonly refers to the act of deliberately trying to rid the mind of unwanted thoughts (Wegner, 1989). In early investigations researchers demonstrated that the suppression of a particular thought often resulted in the subsequent increased return of the unwanted thought, a phenomenon termed the ‘rebound effect’ (Wegner et al., 1987).
Just don’t think about it. Trying to stop smoking? Avoid eating sweets? Get over a relationship? Stop thinking about it. This is surprisingly bad advice. Suppressing thoughts may actually be counter-productive. Don’t think about white bears. While reading the rest of this blog post, do not think about white bears.
Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star in 1919 because, his editor said, he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” She got fired when working at the London office of Amnesty International because she would write stories on her work computer all day long.