32 posts categorized "Emotional Literacy"

October 24, 2016

When you change the vibration of something, you change the result...

"When conflicts arise, step away and breathe. There's a natural universal law that when you change the vibration of something, you change the result. The natural response is to fight back, which only increases the 'vibration' of the conflict, but inner stillness in one person changes the result for both people. Just try it and see!"
Renee Miller

October 08, 2016

Trust is choosing . . .

“Trust is choosing to make something important to you vulnerable to the actions of someone else.”

Charles Feltman

November 16, 2015

I do not ask the wounded person how he feels...

“I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.”

Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman

July 17, 2015

To choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances...

"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances"
Victor Frankl

May 13, 2015

Human beings and human groups need time to deal with emotional and relational issues. . . .

“Human beings and human groups need time to deal  with emotional and relational issues. . . . [G]roups spend 60 percent of the time . . . working. . ..The remainder is used for group maintenance, dealing with interpersonal issues that arise, and the like.”

Susan Wheelan

April 30, 2015

When we cultivate our capacity for balance and attunement....

"When we cultivate our capacity for balance and attunement, we can experience joyful inner liberation, no matter what the outer circumstances." 

Jack Kornfield

January 27, 2015

Emotions are the glue...

“The glue that holds people together in a team, and that commits people to an organization, is the emotions they feel” 

Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence defined...Goleman

"Emotional intelligence is our capacity for recognizing and managing our own feelings and for recognizing and managing emotions well in our relationships with others."

Under the guidance of an Emotionally Intelligent leader...

“Under the guidance of an Emotionally Intelligent leader, people feel a mutual comfort level.  They share ideas, learn from one another, make decisions collaboratively, and get things done.”

Daniel Goleman

Emotional Intelligence defined...

“The ability to monitor one’s own feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them, and to use this information to guide one’s thinking and actions”

Salovey and Mayer