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I Choose to Believe

Notice your self-talk when you are emotionally ‘down’. When we are emotionally down or negative, our world appears uncontrollably negative: untrustworthy or cruel or disheartening or hateful. It turns out that generally our perceived realities especially when we are in … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Understanding Emotional Frameworks in self and others

Say, your drive in your work is ‘security’, while your ‘achievement’ is what drives your boss.  When you are aware of this, it will be possible for you to communicate to your boss in such a way that it fulfils … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Understanding Emotional Framework in self and others

Let us briefly understand each of these drives: Significance/importance : It is this drive that makes us want to feel important, want to feel approved and acknowledged by others. It reflects as wanting titles, recognition, fame, wealth, status for the … Continue reading

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Part 1: Understanding emotional framework of self and others

Psychology has found that humans act and decide, essentially due to what drives them deep down in the emotional realm.  No matter how much we reason objectively, how we take stock of things using skills and aptitudes, psychology has discovered … Continue reading

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Humility

Nowadays I am called to give attention to this ’emotional competence’: humility. It has now and then posed a challenge to me and made me reflect on it. Here are my musings on it. Every page of our lives, whether … Continue reading

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He has hurt me, I will show him now

When people ‘wrong’ us and are ‘unfair’: Our first impulse is to let them know that they are wrong, to give them a ‘piece of our mind’.  We now have to show them that they are ‘wrong’  and they simply … Continue reading

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Change your language, change your situation

Here’s a simple test of our emotional intelligence. Can you sense and feel…what is common with these thoughts? They all seem to be what we all think, but there is a hidden truth in these statements and a hidden key. … Continue reading

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