Emotional Intelligence is win-win behaviors between anger and denial

Emotional Intelligence is any win-win choices-processes-exercises between anger and denial. Mr. Google told me today our definitions of Emotional Intelligence (EI) are weak and vague: Dictionary ~ noun: Capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Psychology Today ~ Ability to identify and manage your own…

Why our own internal psyche seems slippery, unstable

Paul Simon wrote a wonderful song, “The nearer your destination, the more you’re slip-sliding away.” I believe we have enuf basic research now to explain this phenomena. Start with attention, one capacity we have as soul. When awake, our attention keeps moving. Only if you are a very practiced meditator AND you have a purpose…

Freeze-Frame technique-method

Freeze-Frame means telling yourself to stop and freeze whatever reactive pattern you are expressing–when it’s not to your liking. Interrupting your habitual playback gives Conscious waking Self a chance to self-evaluate and choose new behaviors. You know what your TV screen looks like when you press pause; the picture freezes. It’s possible to use this…

How Brain Balance “forked” into two branches

  Between 1985-2000 brain balance practitioners forked into two distinct “branches.” One branch stayed with: – triune brain model, – nutrition, supplements, – the assessment in Chapter 5 of Disconnected Kids by Melillo, – the remedial exercises of Chapter 8 of Disconnected Kids by Melillo. This branch went forward in 2004 with the GAPS Book,…