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Emotional Intelligence

HOW TO SEASON HOT POTATOES WITH EQ CONDIMENTS

My hot potato was my divorce. Have you ever handled a hot potato? "Pardon my reach," is something we often say...
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ARE YOU THAT KID? WE NEED THAT KID!

“You are that kid!" At the time I am having this conversation with my daughter, we are both sitting in...
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DROP THE ADVICE. BUILD UPON IDEAS.

Little did I know that the hero's cape is poisoned with shoulds. We all have that friend, you know ......
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HOW TO OVERCOME SHINY OBJECT SYNDROME

Shiny object syndrome happens when we let ourselves be distracted from reaching our goals. When Jane (name changed) first came...
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WHAT MAKES SOMEONE ATTRACTIVE?

A feeling of attraction can evoke in us something we think we don't have. In the past, when someone asked...
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THREE WAYS YOU ARE ALREADY CREATIVE

You were born being creative. Being creative is our birthright and here is why: “I want to be creative!” blurted...
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CHOOSING THE SEEDS WE DESERVE

What seeds are you planting in your inner garden? Have you ever walked by a store check-out and noticed colourful...
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WHY THE NICE GIRL HAS TO GO

A nice girl hides her true feelings and emotions to get approval from others. When Wendy (name changed) first came...
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HOW TO DEAL WITH AN EMOTIONALLY SICK PARENT

I didn’t ask myself, ‘Is she emotionally sick?’ Being eight years old, I just wanted to go play outside, and have...
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DIFFERENTIATING CANNOT, CANNOT, CANNOT, CANNOT

When you say the word cannot, what exactly do you mean by it?  As a matter of fact, one of...
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HOW TO SET AND UPHOLD HEALTHY BOUNDARIES

Healthy boundaries are never about others. When Suzy (name changed) first came to see me, she was feeling torn between...
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HOW TO DEAL WITH ANXIETY IN RELATIONSHIPS

Anxiety is like a magnet;  it looks for people and situations displaying a similar resonance. When she first came to...
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FOSTERING RESPONSIBILITY IN YOUR TEENAGER

Fostering responsibility starts with the self. We cannot teach what we are not living. "This is all your fault!” I...
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HOW TO EMBRACE HEARTFELT COMMUNICATION

Heartfelt communication happens when we emotionally connect to what is being conveyed. When Carol (name changed) first came to see...
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ELVEN TIPS ON HOW TO RECLAIM OUR WORTHINESS AFTER PARENTAL ABUSE

“Telling a child to keep their sense of worthiness intact while they are being abused is like asking an adult not...
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