BLOG #47 The Emotional Intelligence of Self Forgiveness

Last I had the pleasure of experiencing the keynote speech of Candice Mama from South Africa. In it she tells the spellbinding story of how she was moved to forgive the man who murdered her father. The human capacity to forgive even the deepest wrongs is truly awe-inspiring.

EQ WORKOUT #43 Are You Too Much Of A People-Pleaser?

EQ WORKOUT #44 How was your 2021? It suddenly hit me this week and 2021 is rapidly coming to an end. This year has not been an easy one for me as I am sure many of you can relate. However, it also struck me that there are lessons to learn from it as we […]

EQ WORKOUT #44 How was your 2021?

EQ WORKOUT #43 Are You Too Much Of A People-Pleaser? Pleasing other people—who could find fault with that? Isn’t it a good thing to consider the needs of others, to be gracious, to be nice? By all means! But for many, the desire to please becomes an addictive need to please others, even at the […]

EQ WORKOUT #39 The Emotional Intelligence of Taking Time to Grieve

EQ WORKOUT #39 The Emotional Intelligence of Taking Time to Grieve “We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world — the company of those who have known suffering.” — Helen Keller In the aftermath of a tragedy—be they our own or a nation’s—we are often overcome with grief. It […]