Emotions

For Millennials, Thinking And Emotions Are Equals -- More Or Less

To effectively work with Millennials, managers must go beyond the attitude of simply managing emotions and move toward accepting them as a necessary and legitimate part of leading and interacting with their younger employees.<p>Having an emotional moment at work? Time for a coffee break! Karl, a …

Business

What I now know about acne and stress

"I felt deceived and betrayed when I discovered that adult acne is just as bad as teenage skin"<p>Anyone who's ever suffered from acne knows that stress …

Skin Care

How Silicon Valley and the rise of video are affecting creative transformation within the industry

Just last week Facebook’s vice president of EMEA Nicola Mendelsohn proclaimed that creativity has “never been more important” in the industry, as …

Silicon Valley

How to Use Light to Communicate Emotion in Your Photographs

We talk a lot about how to light the face for more flattering portraits or to achieve a desired effect, but rarely do we talk about how to light to …

Photography

The 9 Worst Mistakes You Can Ever Make at Work

No matter how talented you are or what you’ve accomplished, there are certain behaviors that instantly change the way people see you and forever cast you in a negative light.<p>We’ve all heard of (or seen firsthand) people doing some pretty crazy things at work. Truth is, you don’t have to throw a …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

You are annoying your boss and colleagues any time you take your phone out during meetings, says new research from USC's Marshall School of Business, and if you work with women and people over forty they're even more perturbed by it than everyone else.<p>The researchers conducted a nationwide survey …

Emotional Intelligence

Messenger reaction filters show emotion when you don't feel like it

Not feeling very expressive today? Don't worry — Facebook Messenger has new tool to help make your feelings clear to anyone you're chatting with.<p>Now, when you're on a video call with someone live, you'll see a new Reaction Filter. Tapping on one of the now-familiar Facebook reaction icons (love, …

Social Media

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control—a skill that unleashes massive …

Emotional Intelligence

Watch your raw memories become mind-blowing abstract art

Imagine if you could turn your memories and emotions into compelling, abstract paintings. It's basically every artist's dream.<p>A London-based creative technology studio, random quark, has found a way to visually represent emotions by scanning people's brain activity to create awe-inspiring paintings.<p>…

Brainwaves

Getting 8 Hours of Sleep Will Make You Hate Your Boss Less, According to Neuroscience

Not getting enough sleep skews your perception of reality.<p>You've just been hired. You'll be working closely with your boss for the first few weeks of your first assignment, and you've heard he can be a nightmare to work with, one-on-one. What is the single most effective thing you can both do, to …

Emotional Intelligence

Are Not Emotions Persons?

<i>"The only question left to be settled now is: Are women persons? And I hardly believe any of our opponents will have the hardihood to say they are</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Ways To Control Your Anger When Work Drives You Nuts

At one point or another, we’ve all felt totally irritated while at work: You pull an all-nighter on a project that then gets scrapped, a client …

City University of New York (CUNY)

How to Deal With Anger in Overwatch

Picture this: you’re playing Overwatch competitive, and something goes wrong. Your team wiped at a crucial moment in the match, and your opponents …

MMOGs

How To Turn Negative Emotions Into Positive Outcomes

I received a phone call from a good friend of mine over the weekend. I was in my car, so I answered him on the loudspeaker and was surprised by the …

Canadian News

Personal branding for doctors: Being yourself can enhance your practice

<i>A clearly defined and managed brand is important for doctors.</i><p>People draw conclusions from every instance of your name being mentioned. Your brand is …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Having Lots of Feelings Is Good For Your Health

Happiness isn't the only emotion that can help you stay healthy as you age. How excited, amused, proud, strong and cheerful you feel on a regular …

Inflammation

Science Just Figured Out a Way to Help You Instantly Read Another Person's Emotions

Dr. Donna Van Natten, the "Body Language Dr," talks about four key areas of nonverbal communication to watch (and listen) for when it comes to reading people's emotions.<p>It's no secret even to the layperson with a basic understanding of body language that identifying people's emotions usually comes …

Public Speaking

How Nonprofit Professionals Can Manage Workplace Stress Triggers

Flickr Photo by Brittney BushThis week I facilitated a Happy Healthy Nonprofit workshop for nonprofit professionals hosted by CVNL in Marin County. …

Emotional Intelligence

Keep It Fresh: 10 Ways To Show Your Character’s Emotions

Years ago, Becca and I grumbled about how our characters always expressed emotion the same way. My big thing? Frowning. Did my characters EVER know …

Writing

20 things you only know if you have PTSD

<b>Those who are presented with the term post-traumatic stress disorder – or PTSD – will often think of shellshocked soldiers, traumatised</b> <b>by events they</b> …

Laws of Light: How Light Conveys Emotion

We are discussing light and the different ways we can use light to convey emotion, today on The Slanted Lens.The Purpose Behind Creating ArtWhy do we …

Portrait Photography

Mindfulness and Happiness in the Workplace

What's the connection between mindfulness, emotional intelligence and happiness in the workplace? Or is there a connection?<p>What's the connection between mindfulness, emotional intelligence and happiness in the workplace? Or is there a connection?<p>Let's start by defining terms.<p>Mindfulness is the …

Emotional Intelligence

How Beyond Verbal hopes to make Siri and Alexa emotionally intelligent

An Israeli startup specializing in analyzing human emotion and traits based on voice is opening up its technology to help artificial intelligence (AI) assistants — such as Siri and Alexa — understand people’s moods by listening to how they sound when they speak.<p>Founded out of Tel Aviv in 2012, …

Emotional Intelligence

Stuck in Negative Thinking? Here's What to Do | Shine

<i>Stuck in Negative Thinking? Here's What to Do originally appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC</i> …

Mindfulness

Mentally tough people refuse to think these things

I learned how to become mentally tough after I failed the interim physical fitness test at the FBI Academy. I came face to face with the …

Self-improvement

The 3 Obnoxious Guilt Trips Vegans Take.

I’m not talking about the so-you-won’t-eat-any-of-my-home-cooked-meat-casserole-that-I-slaved-over-for-hours guilt that I get from others. No, this …

Vegan

Power of Awe: Obelisks of Happiness

How awe-inspiring experiences can make you happier<p>A first-time face-off with Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate at the Millennium Park at Chicago, Illinois, …

Psychology

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

Smart people are more prone to silly mistakes because of blind spots in how they use logic.<p>It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the …

Emotional Intelligence

What Do "Emotion" and "Mood" Actually Mean?

Cecilia (not the patient’s real name) was 15 the first time she tried to kill herself. She sliced into her left wrist with a razor she had hidden …

Depression

What are micro-moments and how are they transforming the customer experience?

<i>Customer journeys and customer touch points are important at the macro level, but buying decisions are made pre-consciously in the micro-moment</i> …

Customer Experience