The Truths You Hold

The Truths You Hold to Be Self-Evident Matter

The truths you hold as evident really matter because you act on them. The United States just celebrated 245 years of independence. It got me considering just how important it is to be completely centered on the kind of thinking described as “straight thinking.” I mean, using your rational brain,

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Manage Emotions

Manage Emotions to Strengthen the Grip on Yourself

Keep three words in mind when you want to use more tools to teach yourself and others the management of emotions. They are: distract, disconnect, reframe.  All three are ways to change our focus, thus robbing our emotions of their energy.  Starved, they wane and die — at least for a

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Emotion, Intelligence, or Intelligent Emotions – Which is best?

As promised in our last post, we are about to begin a book study of Intelligently Emotional.  I  hope you’ll join us to discover how intelligent our emotions really are! Oh, yes!  I can already hear the jeers and can see you replying with tongue in cheek comments.  Then, I

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