The Enthusiasm of the Desperate

The Enthusiasm of the Desperate

EQ can help us achieve our goals and get through hard times, even cold, wet, and trapped in the shower.  How can EQ help us stay optimistic and make new habits? When we exercise optimism, shifting from powerless to powerful, we take on new challenges, and make...
Feeling Stressed? It’s a Laughing Matter

Feeling Stressed? It’s a Laughing Matter

Stress is on the rise – especially after the recent election. Fortunately, a bit of emotional intelligence will help you dissolve stress the fun way: Humor! Here’s how to use emotional intelligence to fuel laughter to manage stress. When Was the Last Time You Laughed?...
Parkinson’s diagnosis: Sympathy versus Empathy?

Parkinson’s diagnosis: Sympathy versus Empathy?

Guest post by Shabbir Latif Shabbir is a Six Seconds EQ Advanced Trainer and Practitioner, who’s life experiences are highlighting the important difference between sympathy versus empathy. Have you ever met somebody who is facing a serious challenge (either...
What Are You Complaining About?

What Are You Complaining About?

I was exercising this morning (yay) and thought:  Why is it so $*@! hard to do this?  Next thought: “This is such a #firstworldproblem.” (Yes, it’s a bad sign when your self-talk includes hashtags.)  Is that self-challenge useful, or am I just...