Why We Cry: The Science of Sobbing and Emotional Tearing by Maria Popova Why it’s easier to prevent a crying spell than to stop one already underway. The human body is an extraordinary machine, and our behavior an incessant source of fascination. In Curious Behavior: Yawning, Laughing, Hiccupping, and Beyond (public library), psychology and neuroscience professor Robert R. Provine undertakes an “analysis and celebration of undervalued, informative, and sometimes disreputable human behavior” by applying the lens of anthropologically-inspired, observational “Small Science” — “small because it does not require fancy equipment and a big budget, not because it’s trivial” — to a wealth of clinical research into the biology, physiology, and neuropsychology of our bodily behaviors.
This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Hack Still Works Like A Charm By 1918, Charles M. Schwab was one of the richest men in the world. Schwab (oddly enough, no relation to Charles R. 30-Minute Meals for Quick, Healthy Dinner Ideas After a long day, sometimes the last thing you want to do is cook dinner. Before you order takeout, or subject yourself to leftovers for the umpteenth time, we’ve got another idea. These 30-minute meals are healthy, easy to cook and varied enough to address your every craving. We’ve got Asian-inspired dishes, seafood and vegetarian options — and most importantly, tacos.
How to Be Emotionally Intelligent Photo What makes a great leader? Knowledge, smarts and vision, to be sure. To that, , author of “Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence,” would add the ability to identify and monitor emotions — your own and others’ — and to manage relationships. Qualities associated with such “emotional intelligence” distinguish the best leaders in the corporate world, according to Mr. Trigger Positive Emotions People who see the glass half-full are certainly happier than the pessimists of the world, and learning to think positively is worthwhile. However, changing the way you think can be surprisingly tricky, especially when the going gets tough. What if there were a way—a shortcut or hack—that positively affected how you feel when you just can’t seem to shake the blues?
7 ways to practice emotional first aid You put a bandage on a cut or take antibiotics to treat an infection, right? No questions asked. In fact, questions would be asked if you didn’t apply first aid when necessary. Happiness Hacks: 10 Ways to Infuse Your Life with Joy “There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh Life seems complicated these days. 14 of the Best Cookie Recipes Ever... Seriously Do we need a reason? Nutella Sandwich Cookies Because everything is better with a little chocolate-hazelnut spread. Get the recipe. Stephen Covey on Developing Emotional Intelligence “I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” ? Oscar Wilde Emotional Intelligence is essentially an ability, capacity, or skill to assess, manage, and regulate the emotions of yourself and others.
The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace By Mike Poskey, ZERORISK HR, Inc. Emotional Intelligence Quotient, or EQ, is a term being used more and more within human resources departments and which is making its way into executive board rooms. This article will help shed some light on what EQ is, how it is different than personality, and how it has proven to impact the bottom line in the workplace. What is Emotional Intelligence? Emotional Intelligence Quotient is defined as a set of competencies demonstrating the ability one has to recognize his or her behaviors, moods, and impulses, and to manage them best according to the situation. Additional, though less often mentioned qualities include selection of work that is emotionally rewarding to avoid procrastination, self-doubt, and low achievement (i.e., good self-motivation and goal management) and a balance between work, home, and recreational life.
15 Things That Emotionally Strong People Don't Do There is a particular aspect of mental strength that is the deciding factor of whether or not you will have a good life. There are many levels to mental strength and all are needed to be successful and happy. The one particular area of mental strength that has the greatest impact is that of emotional strength. 10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a tenacious memory we can rely on. Many lucrative professions or hobbies require such a trait—actors, musicians, artists and entertainers in general do countless drills, just so the required information can be embedded in the memory with certainty. Clearly numerous doors that lead to a successful future are unlocked if one has a great memory. Although beneficial, it is not an essential ingredient within the success formula—what you lack in memory can always be compensated with diligence.
5 Moves for Slim, Toned Thighs Spring and summer staples are short shorts, bathing suits, and slim thighs. Ditch the sweatpants and get ready to show off those gorgeous gams just in time for spring with this 5-minute, five-move quickie workout. Be sure to keep moving the whole five minutes without rest to ensure you get your heart rate fired up in addition to those burning thighs. Adding this targeted routine to your regular workout a few times a week will definitely make you want to show off your legs when those summer months hit.