When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time.
I hope you'll take the 05:46 to watch this video about Gladys Wilson and Naomi Feil. Maybe I'm just imagining it, but as I look out at the world I ...
Healthy relationships offer us the chance to heal many of the deep wounds that both you and your partner have. If your relationship is truly happy and healthy, your partner will listen to your pain and then do everything possible to help you heal those wounds.
In 2008, a massive earthquake shook the Chinese province of Sichuan. The immediate devastation was followed by a dramatic spike in the divorce rate, a phenomenon that captured international attention -- and sparked widespread speculation -- at the time. Did the deadly earthquake actually cause the jump in marital breakups?
In my life, one of the people I am most grateful for is my oldest brother Steve. Steve was a musician, a naturalist and poet. He taught me how to play guitar, took me back-packing, encouraged me to read great literature, like Moby Dick, and inspired me to write.
Last year, I heard of a school that was so excited to have a father come in and volunteer that it decided to throw a huge party, in honor of the father.
14. Technology is a highly effective tool for streamlining our life and staying in touch when we are not together, but if we want to build a deep connection with someone, we need to unplug when we are with them.
I was welcomed into the community and his family, and within a couple of weeks I was given a name-sign by his youngest sister.
There's a zillion reasons why we love women. Here are the first few.
Hi, Dr. Amy? You're there! Did you get my message? Great! I called again to add just one more thing. but since I have you, can we talk for like 2 minutes? I have a question about one of the affirmations on your website.
In business, many entrepreneurs and leaders are hardwired for optimism, but hope is not a strategy. Endings are necessary. There's a reason people don't spend their whole careers at one job, or stay close with childhood friends.
Just a few years back, I was in a very unhappy place. I was heartbroken, lonely, unsupported and wondered how and if I would ever be in a stable relationship that was healthy, happy, and filled with love. That is, until I made some inner shifts. Here's how I managed to manifest a new relationship that is healthy, happy, and loving:
I escaped the cage and found freedom from the wood pellets and stale feeder food. Maybe certain people tried to look for me; maybe they didn't. I didn't care. I was a hamster with a plan. I came to a fork, took the road less traveled and began running like my life depended on it (and hey, maybe it did).
You don't have to throw a chair through a window or quit in the middle of a presentation to cause irreparable damage to your career. No matter how talented you are or what you've accomplished, there are certain behaviors that instantly change the way people see you and forever cast you in a negative light.
I recently published a book on relationships. I asked a woman in her 20s whether her generation would read it. She said, "No, they're confident that they already know what they need." Then I asked a man in his 30s whether his generation would read it. And he said, "No, they'll just switch partners." Even my son said, "Mom, just give it to me in one sentence."