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...
What’s Your Body Telling You?

What’s Your Body Telling You?

Listening to What Our Bodies Are Telling Us – By Beth Offenbacker, PhD Have you ever been unsure how you feel about something?   As I’ve gotten older, I find sometimes I live more “in my head” than sometimes I want to. And as someone with a brain preference...
A Breakthrough for Coach and Client

A Breakthrough for Coach and Client

A Coaching Case Study by Lynette Vaive What happens when a twenty-five year old feels stuck about making life-changing decisions? Can coaching in emotional intelligence help get him excited about the future again? In this case study of a real coaching session, a coach...
I’m Just Trying to Be Honest

I’m Just Trying to Be Honest

We’re so good at excusing our own meanness. What would happen if we stopped? Emotional intelligence offers a way to get rid of the illusion of self-protection afforded by hurting others, and stand up as the best version of ourselves.