If Someone Says This They’re Trying to Manipulating You

People have been emotionally manipulating others for ages. Probably since the beginning of time. Maybe they do it without realizing. Or maybe they think it’s OK. Whatever the case, they’re going to keep doing it until we no longer fall for it. A popular form of manipulation is either-or statements. But they don’t need toContinue reading “If Someone Says This They’re Trying to Manipulating You”

15 Cognitive Distortions, Why They Suck and How to Fix Them

Cognitive distortions and well-being clash. They’re like George W. Bush at a press conference and a Middle Eastern gentleman with a shoe. They just don’t work. So when we think in cognitive distortions, we undermine our mental and emotional well-being. Thankfully, we have the power to fix our mindset and get rid of the distortions.Continue reading “15 Cognitive Distortions, Why They Suck and How to Fix Them”

3 Common Beliefs You Need to Ditch ASAP

Plus, how to change them. A lot of common beliefs are negatively impactful. They encourage distorted thinking and can wreak havoc on our mental and emotional well-being. When we’re aware of the harmful thoughts, we can reframe them to improve our mindset. The first step is spotting the little suckers. Below are 3 common andContinue reading “3 Common Beliefs You Need to Ditch ASAP”

Holidays Without Family Are Tough. Here’s How to Not Let It Get You Down…and Build Your EQ in the Process

Thanksgiving is next week and this year is unlike any other. Many of us have made the difficult decision not to spend the holiday with our family. As someone who has previously spent Thanksgiving without family I can relate to how tough this may be. In this article I show you how to use emotionalContinue reading “Holidays Without Family Are Tough. Here’s How to Not Let It Get You Down…and Build Your EQ in the Process”

19 Ways to Effectively Handle Uncertainty So You Can Stop Worrying and Start Living: Pandemic Edition

Thoughts are the most powerful thing we possess. When we change them, we have the ability to change our entire lives.

13 Negatively Impactful Social Connections – You’ll Be Amazed and Enlightened at the Same Time!

,,Warren Buffet “Surround yourself with people that push you to do better. No drama or negativity. Just higher goals and higher motivation. Good times and positive energy. No jealousy or hate. Simply bringing out the absolute best in each other.” The importance of social connection cannot be understated. It reduces stress, helps us feel understoodContinue reading “13 Negatively Impactful Social Connections – You’ll Be Amazed and Enlightened at the Same Time!”

“Schadenfreude” and Trump’s COVID Diagnosis

This article is using a popular topic in our society (politics) to teach emotional intelligence. We explore hypocrisy in culturally accepted norms (karma), and how the media can influence how we feel about ourselves and the world around us.