Jenny Chilson

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13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

Learn Assertive Communication In Five Simple Steps

Assertive communication can strengthen your relationships, reducing stress from conflict and providing you with social support when facing difficult …

Self-help

Politeness isn’t enough; we now demand friendliness. And it’s destroying authenticity

“How’s your day going?” can be a truly personal question. It’s banal chitchat if all is well, but if you’re going through immense trauma or crisis, it can feel invasive. Once, it might have been possible to brush off the question with a polite “fine” but we live in a world that no longer settles …

Psychology

Editing Your Home to Happiness: Our Best Decluttering Strategies

Clutter, probably more than cleanliness, affects our sense of well-being at home. And in a place where we should feel relaxed, refreshed, and most …

The 1 Simple Trick I Use To Totally Slash My Food Waste

Bonus: It also vastly reduced my weekly grocery bill.<p><i>This article is part of HuffPost’s</i> <i>Reclaim</i> <i>campaign, an ongoing project spotlighting the world’s waste crisis and how we can begin to solve it.</i><p>The average American family-of-four wastes around $1,500 a year on food that it ultimately ends up …

Emma Stone on Childhood Anxiety Plus, How She Conquered It in Rolling Stone

Actress Emma Stone got real about her childhood battle with anxiety in a new cover story for <i>Rolling Stone</i>, admitting that at the height of her struggles, she had difficulty even leaving the house.<p>It doesn't sound much like the Stone we've grown to know and love over the years: the charming, witty, …

Mental Health

How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …

The 3-4-5 Rule for Fast Weight Loss

We’re just going to come right out and say it: trying to lose weight can be plain awful. And that’s because most diet plans call for tiny portions …

20 Quotes On Happiness That Will Impact The Way You Think

Sometimes we need a little push and reminder that things are not so bad in our lives, and we have the ability to make ourselves happy. We control our mood and our outlook, and sometimes we just need a little extra help to be content and happy. Here is the ultimate list of happiness quotes that can …

Five Easy Thirty-Day Challenges that Will Help You Break Bad Habits

<i>What are some best 30 day challenges I can take to bring some change in my life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong writes The Monday Digest and studies successful people from a</b> …

How To Stop Feeling Guilty And Forgive Yourself

Guilt is perhaps one of the most debilitating emotions, and one that has the potential to negatively influence the human mind. Such feelings can …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

Here's Why You're Almost Certainly Promoting the Wrong People

You're driving some of your best people out.<p><i>Why settle for a supporting role when you could play the lead?</i><p>Questions like this carry an inherent assumption - that everybody <i>wants</i> to be the lead. Or at least they <i>should</i> want that. Not so.<p>I recently read an article in the New York Times about a woman …

10 Pieces of Financial Advice for Newly Married Couples

A few weeks ago, I was attending a wedding where I’ve known the groom for about 20 years. I wasn’t one of the groomsmen and didn’t know all of them, …

9 Toxic Behaviors Holding Good People Back

<i>The quality of your behavior drives the quality of your life.</i>When you spend a decade working with and coaching thousands of people from around the …

This is What Will Help Your Wandering Mind

We live in an ADD world. What is a leader to do to remain sane, productive, and effective?<p>"A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind," explain psychologists Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert in the journal Science. And according to the psychologists' research, …

Mindfulness

This might be one of the most sensible, scientifically supported diets we've ever seen

Fat is bad for you. Everyone should get six to 11 servings of carbohydrates per day. Burn more calories than you eat and you can lose weight.<p>But it turns out that many of these recommendations don't line up with decades of published research on nutrition.<p>Dr. David Ludwig, a Harvard Medical School …

Stress is shrinking your brain, but you can rebuild it

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?<p>Researchers at Yale University …

Emotional Intelligence

Harvard Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy on Mastering the Antidote to Anxiety, Self-Consciousness, and Impostor Syndrome

“Before we even show up at the doorstep of an opportunity, we are teeming with dread and anxiety, borrowing trouble from a future that hasn’t yet unfolded.”<p><i>“We know that we live in contradiction,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his magnificent meditation on strength of character, <i>“but we also know that we</i> …

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

Self-help

This Simple Morning Ritual Primes Your Brain for Success

Gratitude can make your dreams come true. Here's how.<p>Want this to be the year you finally achieve some of your biggest goals? It can be--if you get your subconscious mind on board. That advice comes from May McCarthy, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and author of <i>The Path to Wealth</i>.<p>"Good …

subconsciousmind

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Time Management