Our actions can have an unintended result on others. What we perceive as teasing or playing around, another can see it as bullying or harassment. Corporations have sexual harassment training. It is quite interesting in that an employee can be … Continue reading
Words can comfort us, excite us, or set us off. There is a one in five chance that our message will be misunderstood. When we use words that immediately raise the defenses of the receiver of our messages, these words … Continue reading
while en route to your neo-cortex can cause you all sorts of problems! A key point to know is how your brain reacts to threats. We feel before we think. Emotions come before thoughts. Your amygdala houses your emotions and … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from an article on How Subliminal Advertising Works. One paragraph states: The more stressed-out we are by the financial crisis and other problems, the more we unconsciously adhere to familiar, comforting rituals. Think how this affects … Continue reading
When we disagree with someone, our initial instinct is to push, push harder, push louder, push push PUSH!!!! The more resistance we encounter, the more we push, the more we stand firm, the more we believe our viewpoint is the … Continue reading
I like the show Criminal Minds. It’s a drama about FBI profilers. One particular episode dealt with the abduction of a six year old boy. The mother told the FBI agents that she did not want to know what happened … Continue reading
Energies can invigorate us or zap us. We generally only pay attention to our physical energy … “I am tired” , “I don’t have any energy” , “I just want to sleep”. There is another kind of energy: emotional energy. … Continue reading
I am an adjunct faculty member for Mountain State University in their School of Leadership and Professional Development Program. One of the books we use is Peter M Senge’s “The Fifth Discipline” In a discussion, different views are presented and defended …. … Continue reading
Social emotions shame,guilt jealousy have more thinking involved than basic emotions joy,love,anger. Latter more instinct & survival-based.
Do you allow others to influence your decisions by limiting your understanding of conflict source, or ultimate outcome?