Your emotions effect others

How does it effect you when others around you are in a bad mood, say bad words or just look bored? I think some people literally “take” the emotions of others on themselves, it effects them a lot how other people behave. Some people seem to not care at all and they live in theirContinue reading “Your emotions effect others”

Emotional ability

Do you sometimtes honestly express to others how you feel? How do they react? Are they understanding or do they say: „Oh, it’s not that bad’, „Oh, I experienced much harder things“, „Oh, don’t be like this“, „Oh, why do you cry“? „Lean into your own discomfort and take a moment to acknowledge, not stifleContinue reading “Emotional ability”

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)”

Our emotions

      „When we negate, deny, or disown our emotions we might find ourselves blowing up or ‘going off’ on others with little or no provocation. We can only repress our feelings for so long. Eventually, they will demand to be heard. When we pay attention to our emotions and not judge them asContinue reading “Our emotions”

To understand each other (Part 2)

Here comes the continuation of my summary of the book „To understand each other. Classic wisdom on marriage“, Paul Tournier. I think the author has some interesting and valid points – I think: I am not even married one year, so I am looking forward to read your comments =) I try to excerpt theContinue reading “To understand each other (Part 2)”

Difficult situations

  „Even when you can’t do or say anything to change a difficult situation, you always have a say in how you perceive what’s happening, which ulitmately influences your feelings about it. Focus your attention on your freedoms, rather than your limitations.“   ??? What do you think about this quote? Any experiences from yourContinue reading “Difficult situations”

Make good decisions

How do you make decisions? Do you decide spontaneously? Or do you think first? Or both? In my case: I do both, depending on the consequences of a decision. Sometimes I tend to think too long and sometimes I take a decision too quick. But I am getting better and better in making good decisions!Continue reading “Make good decisions”

Wait – before you take a decision

  A few weeks ago my lovely husband invited me for a beautiful breakfast to one of our favorite places. We enjoyed especially the wonderful nature God created. We were just about to leave, when we saw this gorgeous creature – sitting there….. waiting. It looked almost like it was smiling =) can you seeContinue reading “Wait – before you take a decision”

Emotion versus Reason

Sometimes I am quite emotional and for me it is good to talk with people, who are not so emotional. But sometimes I find it irritating, when people don’t show emotions. It is good to have a healthy balance. I learn in some situations, not be be too emotional. I find this following quote helpfulContinue reading “Emotion versus Reason”

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”