Play? What Child Has Time For Play?

Play? What Child Has Time For Play?

Dr. Anabel Jensen, President of Six Seconds, once told me that if I would get any magazine it should be Scientific American Mind. She told me it would inform by trainings and my overall life! Little did I know at the time that she would be so right! In the...

Balancing Working from Home

Jay Grant, network member and wellness coach, is a regular guest on Sacramento & Company.  Here is a clip about working from home and finding a work-life balance while working at home — including several practical...
How do you feel about feelings?

How do you feel about feelings?

As a child, I was profoundly serious and wanted to delve into my feelings. I would sit at our kitchen table alone, feeling sad, or scared, or angry, and Mom would say, “Stop thinking about it, go outside and play.” But I wanted to think about it. That was play for me....

Control-Z in Real Life

Working with Emma (my daughter, now 9) – she’s cutting out cupcakes for her science fair poster and cuts too much off:  “I wish there were a control-z for real life.” I so agree!  Think of all those “emotional intelligence train...

Waking Up

In my last post, I wrote of the delay between the beginning of a feeling or thought and our conscious awareness of it.  Ironically, I was about to have that “realization-emerges-from-the-darkness” experience myself. I was in a foul mood last week....
Arab Proverb – Accountability

Arab Proverb – Accountability

Othman Alkhader, one of our network members from Kuwait, shared this proverb with me (because I was speaking in the Gulf I wanted some!): At first I thought it was kind of “non EQ” self-destructive — but discussing w Billy & Hamidah (2 other...
Overheard: EQ Dating Advice

Overheard: EQ Dating Advice

Out to dinner on Valentine’s Day, young couple on first (?) date sitting at the next table: Boy:  “This place is pretty good!” Girl: “Yes, I like the food.” Boy: “Oh good, I was worried.  I thought it was like a downscale Olive...