Spring is in the air and many of us have the itch to clean house – the closets, cupboards, windows, sheds, garages – both physical and emotional. Why not take the opportunity to do so?
We live in a busy world, our daily schedules often jamb packed with our own list of “to-do’s” so the idea of carving out extra time to help someone else can feel overwhelming or nigh on to impossible … But what if helping out could mean something different?
It doesn’t matter who you are – a corporate CEO or an elementary school teacher … – the qualities that embody emotional intelligence can and should be cultivated.
In the dictionary, “seeker” is synonymous with words such as hunter, chaser, pursuer and explorer. I don’t know about you but when I hear words like this I envision someone on the go, in vigorous physical action … But another kind of seeking exists that many of us are not acquainted with …
I am certain you’ve heard the phrase, “You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink.” Well, it’s true and wise phrase, not just for horses, but for people, too.
Sages around the world are saying that we are moving into a time, starting this fall, when the old ways of doing things will not serve us as they have in the past. We must be willing to awaken to new ways of thinking, being and doing.
When we can find and commune with the silence within ourselves, a sense of calm pervades everything we do.
In an age where texting and email reign as two of our main forms of interpersonal communication, letter writing is a novel experience for many people.
Certainly, some acts of kindness take time and resources. But many take nothing more than a smile, an encouraging word, an arm to lean on, …
Some time ago I read a great, little article in a health journal* about procrastination – that dogged, dirty word that makes many of us want to hide in shame. In this proactive, accomplishment-driven world, procrastination is a painful visitation.