Against the backdrop of cruelty and carnage in many cities around the world, compassion seems far away. Yet each of us has the power to choose to care. Can we strengthen that kind of power? What are your unique talents to do so, and how are you using those to make a more empathic, inclusive, […]
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What talents will help create a thriving future? Get a free assessment of your Brain Talents — and a free workshop to share with others. Why? See below! For You & Your Family Sign up and on November 16, you’ll receive a link to take the BRAIN TALENT PROFILE, a powerful assessment about your […]
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All these people coming and going through the Miami International Airport – who are they? Photographer and emotional intelligence practitioner Laena Wilder’s new exhibition Origins and Destinations is an enchanting view of the heart of the human experience. Dozens of larger than life-size images of travelers float on the windows. Below, their stories […]
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It’s one of the most frequent questions in emotional intelligence workshops worldwide. How can I get better at controlling my feelings? The language of this question reveals a bias that there are bad emotions requiring control – which means exerting power to subdue. Here’s a simply radical shift in perspective: How can I get better at harnessing […]
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“Real change will take place when individuals transform themselves guided by the values that lie at the core of all human ethical systems, scientific findings, and common sense.” –the Dalai Lama If you could encourage people to make just one small change to transform the world, what would you ask them to do? Daniel Goleman […]
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Is high school a “swamp of emotional turmoil” — and does it have to be this way?
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Back to school season can be a stressful time for parents, kids and teachers. Raise your hand if you had this dream: You are late for class, the bell has rung, you have a test, you didn’t study, or… it’s the end of the term and you never did find the classroom, maybe you are […]
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Like many of us, I learned to push feelings away. My 2-year-old “encouraged” me to find a new approach, and it “magically” changed our struggle into a beautiful connection. Now if I can just remember to keep practicing this!
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Shaming Walter Palmer and Cecil the Lion are all over social media this week. What is shame, and is shaming a force for positive change?
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When I was at university in Toronto, I found out that riding a bike in a city with streetcars presents a very special challenge. I’m riding along and, for the first time, come to a street with tracks; they’re embedded in the road, just a little metal channel… the perfect size to cause big problems […]
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