Being Emotional

The Intelligent Power Behind Being Emotional

Did you know that being emotional actually makes you stronger?  Most people will tell you the opposite – that it weakens you in some way. Perhaps that’s due to misunderstanding the true power of being emotional. What’s more, there’s a big difference between displaying emotion and possessing emotion as an

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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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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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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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Thinkers vs Feelers

The Emotions of the “T” and “F” Temperaments Can Conflict Seriously

Emotions conflict often, and emotions cause and escalate a conflict.  So where do we begin the process of sorting out this serious relationship factor?  Let’s begin with how emotions play a part in decision making. Emotions Conflict Between “Thinkers” and “Feelers” We use the terms “thinkers” and “feelers” (T or

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