emotional intelligence

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...

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...

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...

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.

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!...

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...

love

what indeed is love? a warm and tender feeling in the pit of your stomach? a feeling of compassion for another? all the above and much much more . from the rays of sunshine on your face to the breaching of a whale and the sound of a baby cooing and laughing . it is what connects us to one...

emotional intelligence test

Here’s a quick, 7-question quiz, to determine your basic level of EQ. How well do you deal with your Feelings and Emotions? Rate yourself between 1 and 5 in each of the following seven areas. 1: not at all 3: so-so 5: totally and completely 1. Awareness When your body feels something (fear, anger, sadness, shame, guilt, etc), how much...

Great Quotes

“BITTERNESS is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But ANGER is like fire. It burns all clean.” - Maya Angelou “Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we might as well DANCE!” - Maya Angelou “The honorary duty of a human being is to love.” - Maya Angelou “History, despite its wrenching pain,...

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