Tagged as Emotional intelligence

Ask the Expert: Russell Kolts on self-compassion, mindfulness, and managing difficult emotions

It's completely normal to feel heightened emotions like anger or anxiety when we're frustrated or nervous. Rather than letting those feelings take over, there are a few simple coping methods we can all use to...

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Should you encourage your employees to meditate?

Three out of every four Americans find work stressful. That means 75% of the population is spending the majority of their day in an unhealthy and harmful environment. Sure, a certain amount of stress can...

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Ask the Expert: Catherine Mattice on dealing with difficult relatives over the holidays

For many of us, the holidays are a wonderful chance to catch up with friends and family. However, these feelings of warmth and celebration can turn sour when we're forced to spend time with bothersome...

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Ask the Expert: ​Psychiatrist Dr. Nik Grujich on mindfulness

Mindfulness is a hot topic these days, especially as people seek to find more fulfillment in their jobs. Last week, Dr. Nik Grujich joined our Ask the Expert webchat to explain to our users what...

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Can practicing mindfulness make you better at your job?

When’s the last time you took a moment to just be? A moment to truly feel present and recognize only your immediate surroundings, thoughts, and feelings? For many of us, the tugging responsibilities of raising...

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Webinar recording: Strategies for addressing bullying in the workplace

Seeking civility? In this webinar, internationally recognized expert and author Catherine Mattice explains: Bullying and harassment Damage caused to targets, bystanders, and the organization Reasons organizations should address bullying Ways to end bullying Creating sustainable...

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LifeSpeak video training excerpt: Being mindful about unwanted emotions

In this video training excerpt, Dr. Susan Orsillo explains common responses to negative emotions, and how to deal with these emotions more mindfully. Further reading 5 easy ways to improve your mental health today. Understanding stress, anxiety, and...

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10 out-of-the-box ways to attract talent and keep your staff motivated.

There was once a time when all employers had to do to attract and keep staff was offer higher wages than the company down the street. Job options were extremely limited, which meant people typically...

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How to celebrate employee achievements without making anyone feel left out.

So your sales team just blew their monthly quota out of the water. You’re immensely impressed and want to reward their success by treating them to lunch. Who do you invite? A. The whole sales...

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5 ways to thank your staff for working on Thanksgiving.

Even though federal holidays were designed, in part, to give people a break from work, it’s not always possible for everyone to take the day off. We need nurses, firefighters, and security guards around the...

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This is the mindset you need to get ahead in your career.

What do you want to be when you grow up? Some of us never stop pondering that question, while others know exactly where they’re going and how long it’ll take. Whether you’re in either camp...

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Healthy ways to manage your emotions as a caregiver.

Caregivers are highly underappreciated. Whether they’re providing for the sick or assisting their aging parents, their duties demand so much of them. They work tirelessly to ensure their patients or loved ones are as comfortable...

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