EQ Resources

Happy Birthday to the Late Great "coach t”

"I decided that my work (as a coach and writer) was something that I wanted to do for the rest of my life. And enjoying my 3 best friends. Having a dog, (currently a Maltese named Fringe). Being a nice person forever, no matter what someone says or does. Constantly experimenting with new ideas and creative mediums. Being nourished by...


I must learn to love the fool in me. The one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes & loses often, lacks self-control, loves & hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises & breaks promises, laughs and cries. It alone protects me against that utterly self-controlled, masterful tyrant whom I also harbor and who would...

Emotional Awareness Gives Us Choices!

"I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become." - Carl Jung We all have had bad stuff happen to us, and events that cause us emotional pain and anger. HOWEVER, we get to CHOOSE what we DO with our feelings, emotions and belief systems! We can: Generalize Victimize Blame Whine be Broken or, we...

It’s Up to You

To the question of your life, you are the only answer. To the problems of your life, you are the only solution. Nobody can fix you but you. Nobody can make you happy but you. Nobody can even help you but you. It’s up to you. What if everything that happened to you, and even everything around you, was there...

2 Kinds of Guilt: Punishing vs. Productive

Guilt can be Good or Bad. There are Two (2) Kinds of Guilt: 1. Punishing Guilt -- when you're Trashing yourself and beating yourself up for something you did, or didn't do. 2. Productive Guilt -- when you are Learning your lesson, taking the consequences of your actions boldly and maturely, and vowing inside yourself to Learn from your experience...

Dr. Phil’s Neighborhood

@DrPhil “We live right down the street from MJ’s house. Big crowds very somber. Cops all over. Family must be in such shock and pain.” We owe Dr. Phil as he single-handedly brought therapy and emotional intelligence to the masses!


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...

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

We Have More Control Than We Think

"Nothing is good or bad but by comparison." - Thomas Fuller We have 100% CONTROL over our Judgments, Attitudes and Belief Systems. Therefore, it is 100% our RESPONSIBILITY to manage these areas of our lives.

Living In “Learning Mode”

The Talmud says that the wisest among people are the ones who learn from all. There are spiritual and emotional lessons to be learned from everything and everybody. An open heart and an open mind can collect great experiences and wonderful knowings.