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15 Things That Emotionally Strong People Don't Do

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. Emotions are, of course, a part of our psyche, yet nevertheless, can be distinguished from the remainder of mental qualities because they most directly influence our physical body. Emotions are our greatest motivators. 1. Needing attention is directly linked to emotion. 2. Emotional strength requires resilience. 3. If you’re holding a grudge, then you already care more about a situation than you should. 4. Emotionally strong individuals do what they do because they love doing it. 5. Those who love themselves and understand themselves — those who aren’t afraid or proud to be themselves — never doubt themselves. 6. People are mean. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Related:  self - developmentEmotion Mgmnt.

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. Pay attention to emotional pain — recognize it when it happens and work to treat it before it feels all-encompassing. Yes, practicing emotional hygiene takes a little time and effort, but it will seriously elevate your entire quality of life. See Guy Winch’s TED Talk, Why we all need to practice emotional first aid. Can My Hardened Heart Be Fixed? Question from a Site ViewerI just read with great interest your article In What Sense Does a God of Love Harden Hearts? and I feel compelled to seek your council as this pertains to my own hardened heart. First a bit of background information is necessary. I received Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior a little over 20 years ago. Can my heart recover from being hardened? Tim’s AnswerI agonize with you in your struggle. I can readily answer your question with “yes, you can recover.” The problem then is not in a God who no longer wants to have fellowship with us. I want to encourage you on this truth. I have a friend who has a young child. So it is with our spiritual lives. I encourage you to not give up on your pursuit after God. May you come to know the joy of the forgiveness and removal of sins and of a right relationship with our dear Savior. with my prayers, tim

Empahty Map Now it's time for the group to describe and note what Freddie's personal experience is (empathizing from his point of view) in each of the categories above. Remember, the context is very important; what he's seeing, hearing, thinking, doing, feeling and saying will be very different, depending on the situation (i.e. say, Freddie wants to sell more product). Spend about three minutes on each section, moving through the sections as a group. You can fill in each section using Post-it® notes or marker, asking: What is Freddie hearing? The most important thing to keep in mind throughout the exercise is that the group should keep the emphasis on Freddie as they fill in each section.

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast “If it has to happen, then it has to happen first,” writes Laura Vanderkam, time management expert and author of “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast.” Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people’s priorities come rushing in. Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam cites Florida State University psychology professor Roy Baumeister’s famous finding that willpower is like a muscle that becomes fatigued from overuse. So what do successful executives and entrepreneurs do when they are rested and fresh? Successful people know that time is a precious commodity. In a poll of 20 executives cited by Vanderkam, 90% said they wake up before 6 a.m. on weekdays. The bottom line: Productive mornings start with early wake-up calls. Related: Younger Millennials Seem More Money Savvy Than Their Older Peers

Are you thriving? Here is a checklist In my last post I advocated that we move beyond resiliency as a goal to as a goal. Why settle for less? But what does thriving look like? I feel like I am thriving in my life right now (it has not always been the case). So here is my own personal take on what contributes to thriving. {*style:<b>DAILY PRACTICES </b>*} Laughing in delight Being playful with others Getting good sleep (in the dark to prevent cancer) Being physically active Mindfulness Attending to the beauty of the natural world Eating well and enjoying healthy food Expressing creativity (for me: cooking, writing, playing music, singing, writing poems) Caring for others and getting caring when you need it Practicing gratitude Enjoying uplifting experiences that take you beyond yourself (e.g., music, religious or spiritual practices) Confiding in at least one close friend (most days) Not succumbing to temptations too frequently (like dessert!) Finding a mentor for areas where you want to improve Taking risks to connect to and help others

Grace: The Power Of The Gospel - Article Grace: The Power Of The GospelBy Andrew Wommack The Gospel is the most basic, foundational message of the New Testament, yet it’s the most misunderstood. Today’s religious system is not preaching the same Gospel that Paul did. The book of Romans was written to explain the Gospel so that anybody could understand it. Paul started off with this statement in Romans 1:16: For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. That is a radical statement. But Paul said he was not ashamed of the Gospel. The next verse in Romans 1 says, For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith. Notice that righteousness is not revealed from Law to Law, from good deed to good deed—it’s revealed from faith to faith. When you talk like this, people with a religious mindset immediately say, “Well, what about sin? Romans 1:18-19, brackets mine

Emotional Intelligence The Practices of The Nalanda Institute Lunchtime Mindfulness MeditationMon-Fri, 12:15 to 12:45 pm Every weekday at noon we offer a non-sectarian silent meditation. We do two sessions of 15 minutes, allowing enough time for people to come and go within the noon hour. Contact Bob Harris for more info: 352-2819 Location First Thursdays 7 - 8:45 PM Dharma teaching by Geshe Jamyang including discussions, no meditation in most cases. Regular Thursday Meditation 7 - 8:30 PM Geshe Jamyang Tsultrim will personally lead guided meditations most Thursday evenings at our 7 PM practice. Geshe Jamyang leads a busy life and has not always been this available, to teach weekly -- thus the "exceptional opportunity". If you've always wanted to have more instruction and understanding of meditation, this is the time. All this instruction is essentially free. Every Saturday - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Most Saturdays - Chenrezig Meditation: developing the mind of compassion. Lama Lungrik leads this ceremony, assisted by Larry Causey for the English portion.

Piotrowski: Wisdom from Tony Robbins Tony Robbins is a hot commodity. Featured on the October cover of Fortune magazine, and described as the CEO whisperer, Robbins is paid upward of $1 million per year by execs to coach them to their next level of greatness. In preparation for a spectacular 2015, I decided that I wanted some of that awesomeness, too, so I just completed an extensive 6-day conference led by Robbins. If you’ve ever been to one of his events, you know it’s an all-out, blow-the-roof-off experience. Along with 3,000 other followers, I dissected my personal patterns, learned cutting-edge life-improvement strategies, and danced on chairs to ear-blasting music. By the end of the second 15-hour day I felt both transformed and exhausted, and there were still four days to go. •Rejection breeds obsession, and whatever you resist persists. Dig in to understand the story behind the story, and then work toward changing what it means to you. •The quality of your life is directly tied to the quality of your emotions.

9 Types of Food to Help Manage Depression ActiveBeat | Page 9 9. Water Drinking lots of water is a great way to alleviate depression and anxiety. It’s the most important element when it comes to boosting your mood. You see, when your body is dehydrated, your body suffers in several ways. You May Also Like Initially, the flu may be shrugged off as just a common cold due to similar symptoms—such as a seem runny nose, sinus congestion, sneezing, and sore muscles and throat. Kicking a smoking habit can be a painfully aggravating journey of nagging cravings, irritable mood swings, appetite roller coasters, and embarrassing failures. Most of us have the best intentions when deciding to go vegetarian—but while you may be cutting the animal kingdom a break; you may be doing your health a disservice if you’re not sure how to maintain a balanced diet.

Emotional Intelligence theories This webpage is a new format for mobile/small screens. Please send your feedback if it fails to operate well. Thanks. emotional intelligence theory (EQ - Emotional Quotient) Emotional Intelligence - EQ - is a relatively recent behavioural model, rising to prominence with Daniel Goleman's 1995 Book called 'Emotional Intelligence'. The early Emotional Intelligence theory was originally developed during the 1970s and 80s by the work and writings of psychologists Howard Gardner (Harvard), Peter Salovey (Yale) and John 'Jack' Mayer (New Hampshire). Emotional Intelligence links strongly with concepts of love and spirituality: bringing compassion and humanity to work, and also to 'Multiple Intelligence' theory which illustrates and measures the range of capabilities people possess, and the fact that everybody has a value. The EQ concept argues that IQ, or conventional intelligence, is too narrow; that there are wider areas of Emotional Intelligence that dictate and enable how successful we are.

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Sexual Aversion Disorder What Is Inhibited Sexual Desire? Inhibited sexual desire (ISD) is a medical condition with only one symptom: low sexual desire. A person with ISD seldom, if ever, engages in sexual activities. ISD is one of the most common problems couples face today. ISD can be seen as either a primary or a secondary condition. Primary: The person with ISD has never had sexual desire. Secondary: The person with ISD began a relationship with normal sexual desire, but later became disinterested. ISD can also be understood as a relationship issue, which helps to guide medical or psychological treatment. Situational: The person with ISD has sexual desire for others, but not for his or her partner. General: The person with ISD has no sexual desire for anyone. There is no true normal range for sexual desire because it naturally fluctuates throughout life. Major life changes can affect our sexual desire. pregnancy partner changes (marriage or divorce) menopause work and life imbalance Contributing Factors

Emotional Intelligence Test For decades, a lot of emphasis has been put on certain aspects of intelligence such as logical reasoning, math skills, spatial skills, understanding analogies, verbal skills etc. Researchers were puzzled by the fact that while IQ could predict to a significant degree academic performance and, to some degree, professional and personal success, there was something missing in the equation. Some of those with fabulous IQ scores were doing poorly in life; one could say that they were wasting their potential by thinking, behaving and communicating in a way that hindered their chances to succeed. One of the major missing parts in the success equation is emotional intelligence, a concept made popular by the groundbreaking book by Daniel Goleman, which is based on years of research by numerous scientists such as Peter Salovey, John Meyer, Howard Gardner, Robert Sternberg and Jack Block, just to name a few. Read every statement carefully and indicate which option applies best to you.