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It’s not just how Smart you are, anymore.

“Since Daniel Goleman published his landmark book " IQ for predicting success" Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ" in 1995, the focus in psychology has shifted away from measuring IQ alone to evaluating what is known as Emotional Quotient, or EQ. While emotional intelligence cannot be measured as good, bad, right or wrong, experts note that: EQ...

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Notice What you Feel. Not how, but WHAT, specifically.

Awareness that we Feel What are you feeling right now? happy, sad, calm, afraid, angry, worried, depressed? (stop reading for a sec, close your eyes and feel. just Notice what your body is feeling right now.... go) Were you able to notice some things about how you feel? Were you able to Identify which your feelings and name them? We...

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Choosing to Care

We are different because we Choose to Care. We open our hearts to others… why? because it’s fun, it increases the LOVE in our lives, and because we know that the People in our lives are pretty much THE most important thing to us. So we open ourselves to love… we open our hearts to care… we listen, we share,...

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I Wish You Happiness

My wish for you is that you succeed beyond your wildest imagination. And that you find love in places that astound you. That you have friends who call you "just because." I dream that you go barefoot more than you wear shoes. That you play as hard as you work. And that you laugh more than you cry. I want...

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Types of Emotion

Emotion, without content, or resolution = DRAMA Emotion, in order to release, and heal = VENTING Emotion, for the purpose of hurting others, getting them to 'like' you or for emotional blackmail = MANIPULATION Emotion, for the purpose of making things happen and changing the world = PASSION Emotion, for the purpose of loving, giving, understanding and healing = COMPASSION...

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2GetHelp Lives!

We just changed the name of our non-profit to 2GetHelp, Inc. Our purpose is to show the world the wonder and joy of mental health and emotional intelligence education. Our IRS application for a 501(c)(3) non-profit status is complete and we hope to have that in place very soon. I am very excited about moving forward with this project. I’ll...

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Twitters Away!

Ok, sorry, I haven't been posting because I've been Twitterin' and Tweetin'. It's fun. follow me. #MattPerelstein (wow, that's a cool statement, "follow me", for that means I have somewhere to take you... And that I do... follow me... into the depths inside us. our feelings, our heart, our passions and our soul.)

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Lord's Prayer

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the kingdom, and...

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Positive Emotions

When Needs and Desires are Fulfilled, One Tends to Feel: from http://SuccessWithDepression.com/positive-emotions/ Absorbed Encouraged Jubilant Adventurous Energetic Longing Affectionate Engrossed Loving Alert Enlivened Mellow Alive Enthusiastic Merry Amazed Exalted Mirthful Amused Excited Moved Animated Exhilarated Open Appreciated Expansive Optimistic Aroused Expectant Overjoyed Astonished Exuberant Overwhelmed Blissful Fascinated Peaceful Buoyant Friendly Proud Breathless Fulfilled Radiant Calm Gay Rapturous Carefree Giddy Refreshed...

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WHAT ARE YOUR 3 MAIN POINTS?

Last week, I asked our ND grads: “If you had a chance to teach the world only 3 of the most vital concepts about emotional intelligence, the 3 most important things you’ve learned/realized, what would they be?” Valerie 1. "The past is not dead, it's not even the past." - William Faulkner 2. "Your are not responsible for what your...

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