Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

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Vent to your friends without bringing them down with these expert-approved tips

We've all had days when everything seemed to go wrong. Workplace drama or an argument with a loved one can really get us fired up. That's where having a good old rant with a pal comes in handy. It's an opportunity to let off steam and talk it out with someone we trust. It’s not uncommon to unload Read More...

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These 3 questions can help you become more likable

It's human nature to want to be liked. We desire connection and relationships, and we appreciate the affirmation and ego boost that comes from knowing that other people enjoy our company. So, it’s no surprise that many are often preoccupied with whether or not people find them likable. If you Read More...

The 3 crucial soft skills you

The 3 crucial soft skills you will need to thrive in a hybrid workplace

Although many employees are beginning to return to the office, the flexibility of work-from-home, combined with concerns about the Delta variant, means that many workplace environments are opting to embrace a hybrid model rather than fully returning to the office. Plus, more companies have Read More...

How emotional intelligence can

How emotional intelligence can help fight pandemic fatigue

“Pandemic fatigue” is a phrase that has been tossed around to describe the sense of exhaustion many feels at the continued Covid-19 epidemic, but pandemic fatigue isn’t just manifesting itself in listless Zoom meetings and a longing to hug friends, it’s also showing up in increased Read More...

How to teach children the valu

How to teach children the value of forgiveness

Forgiveness is a critical component of emotional intelligence. It allows us to mend relationships, develop empathy, and overcome disagreement. Demonstrating forgiveness to children at a young age gives them a roadmap for handling conflict and acknowledges the ups and downs of all relationships. Read More...

Why sadness is incredibly impo

Why sadness is incredibly important for your emotional intelligence

These days, happiness, or at least the performance of “being happy” on social media and in daily life, has become an indicator of success while sadness has become an indicator of failure or pathology. Does that mean sadness is bad? The answer is no. Sadness is the healthy emotional response to Read More...

How the Dalai Lama’s teachin

How the Dalai Lama’s teachings are relevant to the business world

Mindfulness in the workplace is becoming a mainstream concept, as well as an increasing part of prestigious universities’ business programs. It is better known in the corporate world as “emotional intelligence,” a mindset that is being incorporated into the list of desirable qualities in Read More...

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Pencils collection to increase color psychology literacy

The impact of color on mood and behavior is a well established fact. Although the science has yet to investigate ancient healing traditions based on color, the interest in color psychology has been growing. The School of Life, an international organization dedicated to helping people develop Read More...

We need to take responsibility

We need to take responsibility for what we buy

Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence and Social Intelligence, says we need to work on our collective relationship with the planet. In his new book, Ecological Intelligence, he argues we can do that in part by making smarter shopping choices. E.B. Boyd | June/July 2009 issue What is Read More...