Month: September 2014

15 Areas of Emotional Intelligence – Definitions

  Self-Perception Realm Self-Regard is respecting oneself while understanding and accepting one’s strengths and weaknesses. Self-Regard is often associated with feelings of inner strength and self-confidence. Self-Actualization is the willingness to persistently try to improve oneself and engage in the pursuit of personally relevant…

Emotional Intelligence Building – Self Actualization “Goal Setting”

Emotional Intelligence Theme: Self Actualization – definition  By losing your goal, You have lost your way. Friedrich Nietzsche Goal setting is such an overlooked, and underestimated, life task. It is so important to take time an ask yourself “Why am I doing this?” and…

Building New Habits – Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

When learning something new it can feel overwhelming and difficult. This TedTalk, “TRY SOMETHING NEW FOR 30 DAYS” by Matt Cutts is excellent. Check it out and be inspired to try something new, dare to have a different experience…become closer to the “you” that you…

Weekly Study Tip: Work First Play Later!

One of the most important things I learned in school was to get my homework done first and then go out with friends. This was very hard to learn, but was so worthwhile! Wanting to do homework was definitely not natural for me; I…

Study Skills Workshops @ Fennell!

Check Out This Poster for Study Skills Workshops Fennell Campus Fall 2014 Fennell Study Skills Workshops Fall 2014 “So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You…

Study Smarts Workshops @ Mohawk-McMaster Institute of Applied Health Sciences

Study Smart Workshop Series Sept 15: Managing Your Time Sept 22: Note Taking and Exam Preparation Skills Sept 29: Multiple Choice Test Strategies Oct 6: Managing Test Anxiety For More Information: Sudy Smarts Workshops – F2014 Mohawk-McMaster Institute of Applied Health Sciences   All workshops are on…

Weekly Study Tip – Organization

Organizing Your Questions & Thoughts So, you are now 2 weeks into your semester and it can start to feel like so much information and expectations are coming at you too quickly. What I found useful in getting organized, was to carry a small…

Independence – Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Building Independence @ College “The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment, it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone” Orison Swett Marden Often you area faced with…

Weekly Study Tip: Music & Learning – Baroque Music

Well, you are one week into school and you may be feeling like it is hard to focus and get your work done with so many new and exciting things happening around you. This is a great time to introduce you to the power…

Self-Regard, Self-Esteem, Self-Compassion: Build it for Your Success

Often when you are starting something new, like college, you may feel very nervous and insecure about your ability to succeed. When most people feel this way they tend to focus on what they are lacking and how much better other people seem to…

Success Coaching @ Mohawk – Study Tip: Learning Styles

Welcome Mohawk Students! This time of year can be so exciting but often students feel very nervous at the same time. In order to be the most effective student this year it is important to understand more about how YOU learn. I have uploaded…