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”

Habits

How are you doing so far with reaching your goals in 2015? Have you gone back to your old habits already? Do you think: “Why should I bother….?” I realized that some people have problems moving forward, because they have bad habits and they don’t overcome these habits. If you just live your life likeContinue reading “Habits”

Resolutions for 2015? How do you succeed? Why do you fail?

One of my resolutions this year is to read through the Bible in one year. I do this with an APP (BiOY), where Nicky Gumbel (a Vicar from England) puts readings together from the Old and New Testament and then he writes a very good (in my opinion) explanation about these chapters and how weContinue reading “Resolutions for 2015? How do you succeed? Why do you fail?”

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)”

Are you interested in others?

    Do you know people well? Are you open with your friends, aquaintances and family? Do you understand them? Do you know why they do the things they do? Are you interested in them? How do you show that you are interested in them? How do you find out if you understand them? IContinue reading “Are you interested in others?”

Your unique gift

  „Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.“ – Albert Einstein –   How often do you compare yourself to someone else? How often do you say to yourself: “She/ he is so goodContinue reading “Your unique gift”

To understand each other (Part 5)

Paul Tournier writes in his book that in order to achieve understanding we need to accept our natural differences. He says that „instinctively, a very rational man is going to marry a very sentimental woman. Their complementing one another will, at the beginning, elicit an enthusiastic reaction in him. But later on he will wantContinue reading “To understand each other (Part 5)”

Being in a hurry

  “Being in a hurry. Getting to the next thing without fully entering the thing in front of me. I cannot think of a single advantage I’ve ever gained from being in a hurry. But a thousand broken and missed things, tens of thousands, lie in the wake of all the rushing…. Through all thatContinue reading “Being in a hurry”

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)”