May 2016 Blog Posts (4)

Emotional Intellegence and Anger

In 1995, author, psychologist, and science journalist, Daniel Goleman, wrote a book entitled, Emotional Intelligence which made its way to The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half. It was a relatively new concept designed to assist companies in determining which characteristics defined leadership qualities in their employees. Certainly one's level of intelligence, (IQ), was critical.…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on May 25, 2016 at 8:21am — No Comments

Anger: Incident or Issue?

In the years that I facilitated my support group for estranged families,  I primarily worked with older parents whose adult children had severed their relationship with them. The parents were perplexed: "I was a good parent", they declared. "I gave my children the best of everything. There is no reason why they should be punishing me like this!"  …

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on May 18, 2016 at 8:04am — No Comments

Lose Your Temper For Good!

I've had many clients over the years request my help in teaching them how to control their tempers. "I lose my temper and afterwards feel terrible. I don't want to do this anymore. I need to learn how to control my temper." My response to them is this, "If you lose your keys you seek to find them. If you lose your job you hope to be rehired or to acquire a new job. However, not everything that you lose…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on May 11, 2016 at 8:42am — No Comments

Anger and Disease: the Connection and Remedies

There is no denying that the mind, body, and spirit are all interconnected. What impacts one affects all others. While the general public has become more health conscious in terms of eating healthier, dropping those unnecessary pounds, and exercising more, what often gets overlooked - that continues to impact our health - are our emotional issues and beliefs.…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on May 4, 2016 at 8:03am — No Comments

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