Tag: EQ: Self-Actualization

Psychological Flexibility: Brain Yoga for Enhancing Motivation

Psychological and emotional flexibility are consistently mentioned in resilience, emotion regulation and stress management research findings. The ability to implement plans B-Z beautifully illustrates the benefits of psychological and emotional flexibility. It is crucial to your physical and mental health. Seriously, this is an important…

Leaning In: Learning to Show Up in Your Own Life

Be the Main Character of Your Life This can be a difficult mindset to develop, but it is definitely easier to live as the person who “leans into their life”, solves their own problems, makes stuff happen and navigates their life from the helm….

Tech Addiction: Oh Those Sweet Dopamine Eliciting Toys!

Oh, please do not get me wrong at all! I LOVE, #heart, technology. Clearly! The whole  point to my blog post today is the possibility that too much of a good thing may be at detrimental. Society is changing with the advancement of technology; and, so are…

Procrastination: Dealing with Setbacks

Setbacks, oh those experiences that make you just want to quit. I have had many. You may feel ashamed, angry, hurt, confused or think that there is something wrong with you. Today, I want to talk a little about ways to avoid getting derailed…

Want to Reach Your 2016 Goals? Make Gratitude Your Buddy

Happy New Year! As we head into 2016, most people start setting goals for the year, or at least start thinking about what changes they would like to make in their lives. The mindset of “Yay! Fresh start!” permeates the air. I love a…

Perseverance, GRIT, Follow-Through: a.k.a “White-Knuckling it” Through Tough Times as You Achieve Your Goals

By far, the most popular of my blog posts has been Perseverance: 11 Strategies to Help You Stay on Track. So, I thought that I would expand further and help you grit those teeth, stay the course and lead yourself in the direction of your…

Goal Setting: Pain + Fun = Motivation

Last week I started talking about Goal Setting and the important philosophy of “Work First; Play Later”; maintaining a balance of both. I can talk to you about the mechanics of setting S.M.A.R.T goals which is good, and you should check out one of my…

Transition: Optimal Time to Focus on Personal Wellness

Exams are coming to an end this week. It is no secret that the end of semester grind is a tough one. At this time, we tend to neglect our overall wellbeing in the pursuit of pure survival…junk food (awesome), sleep deprivation (not awesome),…

Part 3: New Years Resolutions: Understanding Your Personality When Setting Achievable Goals

Welcome Back! It looks like you are still interested in achieving your New Year’s Resolution Goals. Well done! If you have made it this far, with setbacks and perceived failures, and are still pushing forward, you have made it through the most difficult hurdle…

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…

Success Coaching @ Mohawk College Blog Entry #29

Theme: Self Actualization Twitter Quote:                              “One must still have chaos in oneself                           to be able to give birth to a dancing star”                                              Friedrich Nietzsche   To learn More about building your skills in this area, check out this eLearn Module: Self…

FG Blog Entry #12

Theme: Self Actualization – Goal setting. Why am I doing this again?   Twitter Quote: By losing your goal, You have lost your way. Friedrich Nietzsche   Goal setting is such an overlooked, and underestimated, life task. It is the people who take the time…