Intent of the Day: Conflict with Patience

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. -John Quincy Adams These are tough times. It is hard to know the difference between what is real and what is propaganda, what requires our full attention and what is just distracting noise,…

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Expectations

Expectations: we all have them. Maybe we wake up and think it will be a good day. You were on time all morning, and just about to get to work when an obstacle arises, causing you to be late, thus ruining your momentum, perhaps even your day….

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15 Things Emotionally Fit People Practice

  Do you know an emotionally fit person? Emotionally fit people are often viewed as the “go to” person, a leader, someone others can depend upon. They can handle challenging situations with inner strength, wisdom and insight. They are well respected by others and can appropriately handle…

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When to Know if Conflict Is Toxic

By Doug Noll Unless you are living in an isolated cave, social conflict is inevitable. Our needs, interests, and desires collide with each other, getting in the way of our happiness. Conflict is not inherently bad, however. We need conflict to teach us, entertain us, and help…

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Thanksgiving Is The Optimum Time To De-Stress

Many mental health experts write that Thanksgiving can be a stressful holiday.  However, I am happy to be the bearer of good tidings: Thanksgiving provides a terrific opportunity to manage stress and in fact, set the tone for the rest of the season: A reasonable happiness with…

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