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Why emotional intelligence is a key pillar of diversity and inclusion

<i>This series on diversity and inclusion is sponsored by Amway, which supports a prosperous economy through having a diverse workplace. Companies</i> …

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I Was A Skeptic Of Mindfulness … Until I Tried To Make My Case

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ve been questioning whether some of our habits and</i> …

There's a Type of Therapy Where You Walk with Your Therapist, and It Works

When Megan Treby, 41, an art teacher who lives near Washington, D.C., first started seeing her therapist, Jen Udler of Positive Strides Therapy for her anxiety, Udler suggested that the two of them might conduct their sessions while taking walks to help release excess energy. Udler specializes in a …

The Only Way to Keep Your Resolutions

New Year’s Eve is a time to set goals: to eat better, to save more money, to work harder, to drink less. It’s Day 1 on the road to a “new you.” But this road, as we all know, is difficult to follow. Humans are notoriously bad at resisting temptation, especially (as research confirms) if we’re busy, …

Women Have This Advantage Over Men in Earning Higher Salaries

As much as we’d like to think we’re in our careers because of our passion for the work, we’re also in it — at least partially — to earn a living. And, as we all know, the higher the salary, the easier the livin’. How to earn said high salary is up for debate. Maybe you just need to ramp up your …

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The right way to be introspective (yes, there’s a wrong way)

<i>Valery Lemay</i><p>Obsessive navel-gazing can be satisfying, but the problem is, it can also be damaging. Organizational psychologist Tasha Eurich suggests …

These are the skills you should learn that will pay off forever

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you’ve made it and have all the skills you …

Setting goals around tasks, not outcomes, is the best way to lift performance, a study shows

The importance of setting goals is well-established.<p>Athletes routinely use goals as motivation. Corporate boards set goals for CEOs to create incentives. Scarcely a middle-school assembly or motivational speech goes by without a speaker exhorting the audience to set goals.<p>But some goals are more …

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here’s How To Know For Sure

Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly …

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How Vacations and Meditation Heal the Body and Mind

If a true vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it, then not many of us can say that we’ve actually gone on vacation recently. But, …

'When I Was Your Age' And Other Pitfalls Of Talking To Teens About Stress

It's difficult to have a teenager's mind. The brain develops rapidly during the adolescent years, which partially explains why teens experience anger, sadness and frustration so intensely.<p>During these tumultuous years, hormones surge, bodies change and adolescents must face a number of social and …

Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self

The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.<p>You’ve likely seen the video before: a stream of kids, confronted with a single, alluring marshmallow. If they can resist eating it for 15 minutes, they’ll get two. Some do. Others cave …

Enhancing Social Ability by Stimulating Right Temporoparietal Junction

Summary<p>The temporoparietal junction (TPJ) is a key node within the “social brain” [<p>]. Several studies suggest that the TPJ controls representations …

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Steve Wanner is a highly respected 37-year-old partner at Ernst & Young, married with four young children. When we met him a year ago, he was working 12- to 14-hour days, felt perpetually exhausted, and found it difficult to fully engage with his family in the evenings, which left him feeling …

Why Empathy Holds the Key to Transforming 21st Century Learning

<b>By Thom Markham</b>Like other aspects of modern life, education can make the head hurt. So many outcomes, so much important work to do, so many solutions …

How Social Isolation Is Killing Us

My patient and I both knew he was dying.<p>Not the long kind of dying that stretches on for months or years. He would die today. Maybe tomorrow. And if not tomorrow, the next day. Was there someone I should call? Someone he wanted to see?<p>Not a one, he told me. No immediate family. No close friends. He …

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The 31 Benefits of Gratitude You Didn’t Know About: How Gratitude Can Change Your Life

Do you want more from your life?<p>More happiness? Better health? Deeper relationships? Increased productivity?<p>What if I told you that just one thing …

The Top 3 Reasons You're Not Making Progress Toward Your Goals

Nope, practical issues like money and time are usually not the biggest problem.<p>There are a million and one practical reasons you might not be making much progress on achieving your dreams -- from lack of money or time, to family responsibilities, or even health concerns. But according to the …

Why you think you're right — even if you're wrong

Perspective is everything, especially when it comes to examining your beliefs. Are you a soldier, prone to defending your viewpoint at all costs — or …

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