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Join These Free Webinars from Six Seconds

By: Rachel Goodman on January 19, 2015 | 0 comments
We are pleased to offer several engaging webinars to help increase your EQ skill set! [Tweet "Free Emotional Intelligence Webinars from Six Seconds"] Training Emotionally Intelligent Managers - Jan. 21 Bringing EQ to Politics and Diplomacy - Jan. 28 The…

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Emotional Intelligence is Key to South Africa’s Future

By: guest on January 16, 2015 | 0 comments
As a young girl growing up in a South African family with an Irish heritage, emotions were not something my family handled very well.  Sunday lunches were loud and raucous and nearly always ended with someone saying something that bruised…

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The Gift of Forgiveness

By: Wanda Townsend on January 14, 2015 | 3 comments
Someone very close to me struggles with forgiving others. Just last night we were watching a movie that portrayed a woman who cheated on her husband and later discovered that she was pregnant with her husband’s child. The woman asked her…


Emotion, Feeling, Mood

By: Joshua Freedman on January 2, 2015 | 5 comments
What's the difference between an emotion, a feeling, and mood? Simple answer: Time. Emotions are chemicals released in response to our interpretation of a specific trigger.  It takes our brains about 1/4 second to identify the trigger, and about another 1/4 second…


Tips for an “Emotionally Intelligent” Holiday Season

By: Rachel Goodman on December 16, 2014 | 3 comments
A guide to an "emotionally intelligent holiday" from members of Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network around the globe Take care of yourself.  Take baths, sip tea in a quiet place, go for  a long walk, touch or observe nature, don't…


Crying in Public: Emotions, Life, and Loss

By: Rachel Goodman on December 9, 2014 | 3 comments
By Rachel Anne Goodman What happens when people cry in public? If “being emotional” is a sign of weakness, perhaps we are losing one of the most beautiful signals of human connection. First, let me confess I am very new…

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