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Choosing Quality Instead of QuantityWhen I was working for a health insurance company early in my career, there was a period of time when we used the tag line “live longer better.” I thought this was great because there were endless amounts of studies that said by adopting healthier habits lifespan could be increased or risk of death could be decreased by certain percentages. I later came to realize...
Schools make it a practice to teach children to perform acts of kindness, and for good reason. Patty O’Grady, PhD, an expert in emotional learning states “Kindness changes the brain by the experience of kindness. Kindness is best learned by feeling it so that they can reproduce it.” When they feel good after being kind, they are likely to repeat it.This tackles good deeds such as holding the door for...
Relationships can be hard for multiple reasons, but one significant culprit is our emotions. While they seem to make life complicated, they are a natural part of communication and aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. This leaves us with two choices, either let our emotions interfere with our relationships with those we love or learn how to take control of them.Gregg Henriques, Ph.D., describes emotions,...