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EQ Answers

These are some of the situations where EQ can help. Are you feeling the Downs, but not the Ups? Are your feelings kinda Flat or Tamped down? Would you like to experience more Highs in your life? Want to find out how Choose your Feelings better? Do you feel that you are a Victim to your feelings... like they do...

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Playing the Victim

"People are only a victim the first time. After that they are a volunteer!" - Thomas Leonard (the late, great coach t) Ouch, but true. If we don’t know what’s going on inside of us, and around us, we can end up playing the victim a LOT! --- Sign up for Cheryl’s daily Quotes-4-Life series… They’re wonderful reminders and profundities!...

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Attitude is Everything!

“Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.” - Viktor Frankl Our attitude is one of those wonderful things in life that we have 100% control over! We can always adjust/improve our Attitude.

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Stop and Smell the Roses

“We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget that the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it's all about.” - Joseph Campbell "Learn to pause... or nothing worthwhile will catch up to you." - Doug King

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I'm Amazed ... and Proud!

Hello Everyone, this is Cheryl Montgomery-Nolan posting from New Zealand. We just facilitated our version of "Class" this past weekend, and I am truly astounded by the courage I saw. It can be difficult to talk about, much less to actually feel the feelings that we want to ignore, can't it? But once again those baby steps were taken and...

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Need Something Bigger to Believe In?

Dramatic increase in Americans declaring “No religion” AP HARTFORD, CT - A new report finds that American adults who claim “no religious affiliation” increased from 14 million in 1990 to 34 million in 2008. It says most of the religiously unaffiliated in the U.S. are not atheists, but "embrace philosophical and theological beliefs that reflect skepticism rather than overt antagonism...

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IQ + EQ = LOL !!

In schools, they teach us the 3 R’s: Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic. But that’s only teach HALF of what we need! Our feelings, heart and soul (EQ) is at least as important as our brains, knowledge and logic (IQ). Everything we do, and everything we are, is based on our Feelings and Emotions. We can’t NOT deal with ourselves. We...

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Who are your Role Models?

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown again into flame by an encounter with another human being. Each of us owes the deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this inner light. - Albert Schweitzer We can find role models anywhere –- friends, family, famous people, infamous people, movies, stories, our imagination – literally, ANY where! So, who are...

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My Emotional Lessons

What I'm working on, emotionally, right now: what are your top 3 things? 1. Focus, Fear, and Finishing stay Focussed on only 1 or 2 goals at a time. bust thru my Fears, and limiting belief systems If I start it, FINISH it (unless there's a damned good reason not to). 2. Embarrassment I just went thru an Angry spell....

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Are you Bored?

Shutting down feelings leads to boredom, irritability, grumpiness and depression. Allowing ourselves to feel leads to passion, excitement, fun and love. Let’s open our hearts to Feel, and Live! “Anyone who is bored with life has probably forgotten his or her dreams.“ - David Schwartz

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Ground / Visualize / Pray

Every day, at 6am, I set a message to remind me to stay centered. It says “ground / visualize / pray”. 3 Steps to Making Life Work Ground myself – get back in my body, notice my feelings, open my eyes, and make myself teachable Visualize - what do I want? what would be Excellent? Pray - give thanks, ask...

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Emotional Intelligence Questions

Do your emotions work for you, or against you? Do you find yourself Repeating unhealthy behaviours, and don't know why, or how to stop them? Are issues from the past ruining your present day life? Does your life feel out of control? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you could use more Emotional Intelligence (EQ) training. You...

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EQ is about Knowing

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is about: - knowing how we feel - knowing that we feel (and the importance thereof) - knowing what we know, and more importantly, knowing when we don't know. (and being able to admit it, at least to ourselves) - knowing how to communicate - knowing how to listen - knowing how to feel - knowing how...

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WE MUST WAKE UP!!

There’s a Sense of Urgency missing from our message! The basis for the problems in our society today is that: We as a People are Emotionally Clueless! We talk about Feelings 'cause it makes us Feel better, but people are DYING, quite literally and figuratively, because they don't know what we know… EVERY Suicide is Emotion-based. -- EVERY SINGLE ONE!...

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