Are you emotionally intelligent?

Are you emotionally intelligent? If so, you can use your high sensitivity to your advantage. Here’s an article by Rhett Power to shed some light on this subject.

7 Qualities of People with High Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence determines how well you do at work. Do you have the traits that define it?

“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.” (more…)

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Are you thankful for your high sensitivity?
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Are you thankful for your high sensitivity?

Are you thankful for your high sensitivity? Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and appreciate all that we have. While it’s nice to have a holiday to remind us to be grateful, there’s no reason to focus our gratitude on just one day.

Unfortunately, our culture tends to accentuate the negative aspects of life. Every time we look at the news, we hear about accidents, horrific crimes, and other sad stories. It’s no wonder we have a tendency to think negatively about ourselves, humanity, and life in general. (more…)

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Can you handle the truth?
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Can you handle the truth?

Can you handle the truth? By that I mean, can you be truthful about yourself, other people, and human nature? Does your high sensitivity affect your relationship to truth? Below are some thought-provoking quotes on truth:

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”
― Gloria Steinem

“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.”
― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (more…)

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What are you attracting?

What are you attracting? Are you attracting the people and situations that you’d like? If not, why not? It’s important to examine your thinking and the environments that you put yourself in.

How does your life feel? Are you optimistic or pessimistic? Do you associate with others that uplift or depress you? Do you feel comfortable in the place where you live, work, or places where you socialize?

These questions will help you determine what you’re attracting into your life. Your mental and physical state determines what you attract, good or bad, into your life. This determines how happy you are. (more…)

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