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2 Simple Communication Skills for Success

Communication, especially when it is effective and meaningful, is one of the most important elements of success in life. It is incredible how little (if any) training is provided to develop skills for effective communication. 

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How to deal with Dark Emotions

Within the “Full Catastrophe” that is life we all go through ups and downs – this is a reality that we must accept though at times it is very hard to.

This article provides a step by step process on how to deal with dark emotions – fully accepting the emotions that you are feeling and using them as a transforming agent in personal growth. Read More

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Vulnerability and its Power to Transform

Vulnerability is one of our most fundamental elements to free ourselves from a self-defeating inner talk. Here we explore this potential for vulnerability along with an incredibly inspiring video from TED.com. Read More

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Self Management, Mindfulness & Emotional Intelligence

Self Management is the ability to use your awareness of thoughts, physical sensation and emotions to bring yourself to a state of attention and contemplation before action.

In this article which focuses on emotional intelligence here is a look at self-management, followed by a few tips to help you in developing it. Read More

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Creative in the Moment – 5 Tips for Creativity and Clarity in your Day

With January 17th (the most depressing day of the year) far behind us and our New Years Resolutions still fresh in our minds, this moment provides us with a great space to evolve our mindset.

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Communication tips and conflict resolution

Defense is our most practiced strategy when it comes to conversations, and most of the time our weakest game. Offense which implies using emotional intelligence; empathy the ability to listen and self-awareness the ability to listen to our assumptions and feelings is our best strategy. So how do we make the shift? Read More

Tips for Motivation & Optimism

MotivationMotivation in our everyday life isn’t something that finds us, motivation is something that we must find through practice and proper approach. The fundamental emotional intelligence skills for motivation are self-awareness and optimism balanced with reality testing – all of which apply to our inner battle towards being motivated and our outer reality of the situations we find ourselves within.

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Neuroplasticity – The Brain That Changes Itself

Yesterday (Friday November 19th, 2010) I had the great privilege to attend Norman Doidge MD’s revolutionary workshop and seminar on Neuroplasticity from his book – “The Brain That Changes Itself”.

That our brain can change it’s structure and function is a revolutionary finding, because up until now science and society has been approaching our mind, and in return US, as something rigid, that “This is the way we are, for life” = wrong, very, very wrong… Read More