Inner Strengths are required in social relationships as well as the boardroom

Bring Your Inner Strengths to EVERY Table

What do terms like “mindfulness,” “synergy,” “storytelling,” “intrapreneur,” and “return on relationship” all have in common? I mean besides sharing a spot in the top 5 workplace buzzwords sometime over the last 3 years. With some friendly modification, they could just as easily be used in your home or around the dinner

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Masterpiece Marriage

Creating a Masterpiece Marriage

Is yours a masterpiece marriage — one that your children and others should imitate? Although there are many definitions and originations for what warrants the title “masterpiece,” there’s something all masterful works seem to have in common: they are often imitated. Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but how

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Sharing emotions in relationships

How to Use Emotions Positively in Relationships

When emotions get involved (for good or ill) in our relationships, the intensity of the relationship’s experiences rise — usually, dramatically.  Therefore, it is important to use emotions positively in relationships. Replacement Is a Great Way to Use Emotions Positively in Relationships Having trouble with changing your emotions? We cannot

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Safe Place for Mistakes

Fix This Major Relationship Mistake in Your Parenting

When it comes to parenting, are you relationship-building or mess-making? If you’re like most of us, the answer is “both,” depending on the time of day. But you and your child are writing a story together. It’s a story about your relationship, full of challenging circumstances, unlikely heroes and surprise endings. As

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Emotions Require Emotional Intelligence

Healthy Relationships REQUIRE Emotional Intelligence

Think of the occupations that obviously need emotional intelligence: receptionists, salespeople, teachers, clergy, counseling, politicians, personal relations, coaching, and all leadership positions.  The list never seems to end. Most occupations require interaction with people. And with people, emotions are always in play.  For instance, imagine these: Doctors with no bedside manner Salespeople

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Best express love

We Best Express Love Through Temperament and Type

Sometimes the differences in how we express love or wish to receive it are obvious.  Such obvious examples include the difference between the cool (some say “icy”), calm, collected NT and the warm, expressive, sometimes scattered NF.   The NFs usually welcome human touch and give it freely.  However, the NTs

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Emoji eggs - multiple emotions

How Can We Have Relationships Without Emotion?

Life has no meaning without emotion.  Consider what a wedding celebration would be like without emotion being involved.  Or what reason would there be to hold a funeral if there were no emotion to express about the deceased.  For that matter, if there were no emotions involved, brussels sprouts would taste

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