A look at why developing emotional intelligence is so key to leading a happy life.
Can we overcome our own neediness? Can we escape our fear of rejection and failure? Absolutely. But it may take a change of thinking.
We all experience brief tensions when life doesn’t go our way. What determines our mental health is what happens next.
If you get frustrated every time your wishes are blocked, you are setting yourself up for misery. To be happy, it helps to develop alternative responses.
Much anxiety can be understood as intense fluctuation between engagement and avoidance.
Arguments escalate because we cannot wait to get our words in. Simple accepting that the other has spoken is a powerful tool for peace.