Transforming Difficult Conversations into Positive Interactions

Emotional Intelligence

Transforming Difficult Conversations into Positive Interactions

No matter how hard we may try, there’s just no way to avoid some difficult conversations. However, there are positive things you can say and do to help you handle them better. Your first response may be to change the subject when faced with a difficult discussion. This won’t solve the problem or heal the ...

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Why Empathy Matters: How It Can Improve Your Relationships and Your Worldview

Merriam-Webster defines empathy as: “The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner.” It might seem like empathy is something that you do for ...

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How to Regain Confidence Even if Your Struggles Have Destroyed You

When you’ve been through some difficult challenges in life, you may feel like your confidence has vanished. Are you unsure how to go about believing in yourself again? If so, then this information will be of great help to you. Follow these tips to shift your confidence levels into high gear: Working to regain your ...

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Practicing Self-Acceptance: How to Embrace Your True Self

Accepting ourselves sounds like a simple enough idea. How hard can it be? After all, this is your one wild and precious life. Surprisingly, though, many people live lives that are not true to their genuine selves. Instead, they fixate on being not just different, but other than themselves. It’s important to acknowledge that accepting ...

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Don’t Be Fake With Your Emotions

When we talk about showing fake emotions, we mean pretending to feel a certain way about something when in reality we don’t. For example, imagine you are in a work meeting and someone presents an idea that you really don’t like. Instead of being honest and expressing your disagreement, you put on a fake smile ...

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What is Emotional Intelligence?

Note: This is an edited transcript from Obed Magny’s podcast Magnyfied. Why is Emotional Intelligence important ? Consider this story from Florida: During an altercation or conversation an officer intervened to keep a sergeant from doing something that he was going to regret later; and when she intervened, this man turned around, put his hands ...

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What must take place in light of the killing of Tyre Nichols

The police killing of Tyre Nichols has been a tragedy capturing the nation’s attention and prompting an outcry to address systemic issues in policing. But beyond the protests and civil unrest, what do we do to ensure such a tragedy is not repeated? The answer lies in addressing the root causes of police misconduct and ...

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