What if I told you that the Grumpy Dwarf was, in fact, more dangerous to Snow White and the other six dwarfs than was the Wicked Queen? Would you believe me? Or, would you cry Disney blasphemy? Well, comprehensive research in psychology and sociology is going to back me up on this one. A phenomenon … Read moreEmotional Contagion: How You Show Up Matters
I need a promotion, I need to lose weight, I need to make more money, I need, I need, I need. Do thoughts like these run through your head on a regular basis? What are you actually doing to make things happen in your life? Do you have a plan, or do you find yourself … Read moreMake Things Happen
When I was in school my Dad often told me the straight A student wasn’t necessarily going to be the most successful; it would likely be the kid with average grades. On the surface this might not be the best advice to give a high school aged student, but I think the real point behind … Read moreWhat is Emotional Intelligence?
“Remember it is the mistake or failure that leads us to the best version. How we handle the mistake is what defines who we are, not the mistake itself.” We all make mistakes on a daily basis. We trip, stumble, forget, and fall, it’s a factor of life that we accept and learn from. However, we … Read moreChange Your Thoughts and Transform Your Life
Humanity is full of opinions and the internet makes it easier than ever to broadcast them. Just look at any of the thousands of review sites or even shopping sites where customers can leave their thoughts on products they purchased or happenings they don’t agree with. Being so full of opinions, it’s no surprise we … Read moreWhich Wolf Are You Feeding?
Acceptance is a difficult word. But why? The Urban dictionary tells us the stage of acceptance is where there is no ill will toward anyone. No regrets. No sadness. No desperation. You have accepted the fact that all that has come before this moment was there to teach you something. To propel you forward. Could it be that … Read moreAcceptance Is A Difficult Word
… although it may test your colleagues. Tortillas. Tortillas, tortillas. You’re in a grocery store, saying the very word not only reminds you over and over again of what you’re looking for, but also of the object itself. Tortilla. You’re looking for the circular stack of the flat, white, unleavened bread speckled with brown spots. … Read moreTalking Out Loud to Yourself Benefits Your Focus and Clarity
Stop where you are. Take a moment to observe the screen you’re reading this on. Is it spotless and clean? Or, is it smudged? Are there fingerprints on it? Dust? Germs? Flecks of dirt? A layer of film? When was the last time you cleaned it? Have you cleaned it since you got it? Chances … Read moreHow is your perception effecting your reality?
Maybe you never excelled in school, but you were a great athlete or had many friends. Maybe you could never solve sliding block puzzles, but you always could tell if someone was having a good day or not. Maybe you were never “smart” in the ways society praised, but intelligence comes in all shapes and … Read moreIs Your Emotional Intelligence Holding You Back From Real Success?
From eating while driving to texting on the phone while walking, the title of a “multitask-er” seems awfully easy to achieve these days. Thanks to technology, it’s common to hear people boasting about their multitasking ability thanks to life hacks and handy technology. Completing multiple assignments and chores all at once? Sounds a little too … Read moreMultitasking Does Not Exist The Way We Imagine It To