Train your EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient)

Do you sometimes or often or always avoid difficult people or situations? Why? What could you do different next time in order to grow in Emotional Intelligence? Here is one tip: „Do not avoid difficult people or inevitably tough situations. Make the choice to use your EQ (=Emotional Intelligence Quotient) skills to move forward byContinue reading “Train your EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient)”

To understand each other (Part 4)

How do we achieve understanding? Paul Tournier writes in his book*: „One who feels understood feels loved, and one who feels loved feels sure of being understood. (…) Deep sharing is overwhelming, and very rare. A thousand fears keep us in check. First of all there is the fear of breaking down, of crying. ThereContinue reading “To understand each other (Part 4)”

Why arguments hurt

Here comes the continuation of my post: Handling differences and dissagreements. It is about why and how an argument hurts. I found it quite interesting to read it, because I thought already a long time ago before I read this: it is often not the content (what is said) why we get hurt, but becauseContinue reading “Why arguments hurt”

Handling differences and disagreements

A long time ago I heard from a book: Men are from Mars, women are from Venus (John Gray). I never read this book, even if it was very popular at this time. But the last 6 years I lived in a house with 3 other people and one of them had this book, soContinue reading “Handling differences and disagreements”

Forgiveness

  Who doesn’t want to have great relationships? A few days ago I read something that I believe is very true. It is the key to great relationships.   “Forgiveness involves extending love and mercy to someone who has wronged you or hurt you. It clears the way to reconciliation and restoration of a relationship. When weContinue reading “Forgiveness”

How can you resolve conflict in a positive way?

Do you know any person, who never has a conflict to resolve or a disagreement? I think conflict and disagreement belong to our lives, but the question is: how do we resolve conflict? Do we resolve it in a negative or positive way? How can we handle emotionally-charged situations and defuse them before they escalate?Continue reading “How can you resolve conflict in a positive way?”