Expand your emotional intelligence

Becoming emotionally enlightened

What’s brewin’ this month? Becoming Emotionally Enlightened and Feeling all The Feels Ever have a hard time expressing your emotions? Ever lose your temper with someone who was just plain exasperating? Ever feel a twinge of envy when someone else seemed to be experiencing success so easily, so seamlessly? Ever look at someone you love […]

Why expressing your emotions is not “woowoo”

We have more in common than we have differences, including our emotions, and the sooner we practice expressing our feelings – appropriately –  and allowing others to do the same, the sooner we increase our mental health, strengthen our relationships, improve our decision making and enhance our ability to create and adapt successfully. Empathic leaders […]

The benefits of expanding your emotional literacy

Emotions can be messy. Sometimes they make us say or do something we regret. Most adults prefer to shy away from even talking about them. When we deny emotions such as restlessness, irritation, anxiety, depression, pessimism, discouragement or hopelessness unwanted outcomes prevail. We become sick, we distract ourselves with drugs, alcohol, shopping or other addictive […]

Fundamental skills of EQ and Emotional Literacy

It’s not always you. Some. People. Are. Taxing. Emotionally. Draining. Good news though – you CAN be empathic without letting them rob you of your mojo. And remember… almost 99% of the time, it’s really NOT about you, it’s a reflection of what’s going on with them. Do you know the 4 fundamental skills of […]

3 questions to help you stop settling for less

I had a raw conversation with a client last week about the subversive nature of mediocrity taking over his business of late. His culture is beginning to erode and he was settling for less than what he was worthy of expecting & requesting. We got into a deep self-leadership conversation on the concept of settling. When […]