Social Awareness

  Now we come to social awareness.  Non verbal indicators can be the most authentic ones when it comes to understanding people and what is going on, even when guarded because they will sit a certain way, their arms  a certain way, so without realizing, we give “tells” of what Read more…

Self Management

Once you have the awareness, then what?  Then comes the next aspect of this intelligence, which is managing the awareness.  Life will put us in situations and we will need to sometimes be in situations just in our day to day routine, to get from point A to B in Read more…

Emotional Intelligence, Huh?

Connected to boundaries and discerning all of that is gaining emotional intelligence and they come in four areas.   Self is of course where to start, but can be one of the most difficult journeys to make.  We first need to know our life truth, even if it is uncomfortable or Read more…

Healthy Boundaries 5 and 6

Knowing our boundaries is important, very important, why?  We can’t know when your sense of self, your boundaries physical, emotional, spiritual, ethical etc.. have been violated if we don’t even know what those boundaries are.  One of the reasons I am going to be doing seminars on discerning Values, Moral, Read more…

Unhealthy Boundaries 5 and 6

Every heart the phrase “familiarity breeds contempt”, well if you are meeting people for the first time, you need to assess their level of comfort in connecting to people and at what pace.  Sometimes it’s geographical or cultural.  Latin Americans, those from the Islands tend to be expressive, open, as Read more…

First Buddhist Healing Circle

I participated in my first Buddhist healing circle yesterday, which discussed Pain vs Suffering and of course in Western culture, we make them one and the same, but in Buddhist Darma, they are not.  A great analogy was given of We are the Sky and Everything Else is the Weather.  Read more…

Healthy Boundaries 3 and 4

Staying focused on your own personal growth and maintaining personal values are both important parts of maturity.   When we are working to grow as a person, as a professional, or if we are working to recover from some form of trauma, addiction etc…  Some think it might be selfish to Read more…

Unhealthy Boundaries 3 and 4

Instagram and people in my sphere, I’ve noticed have boundary issues.  They seem to have a problem, some of them, with understanding boundaries, personal space and all that, stay out of my personal physical space, and hands to yourself buddy boy.  Instagram, I’ve had guys request to follow me and Read more…