7 Social Skills

7 Social Skills That Will Make You Seem More Likable Social skills are the skills we use to communicate and interact with each other, both verbally and non-verbally, through gestures, body language and our personal appearance. Human beings are sociable creatures and we have developed many ways to communicate our messages, thoughts and feelings with others. A social… Continue reading 7 Social Skills

Emotional Intelligence

Can You Improve Emotional Intelligence? If IQ measures your mental intelligence, then EQ measures your emotional intelligence level. Most everyone has been taught that IQ is important for success in life. While people with higher intelligence levels generally have better career success than those with lower IQs, this is by no means guaranteed. The 21st… Continue reading Emotional Intelligence

Measuring Your Comfort Zone

Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone Peter Drucker famously said “What gets measured, gets managed”. What if you could measure your comfort zone? Would this encourage more people to face their challenges and live more exciting lives? “You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of… Continue reading Measuring Your Comfort Zone

Creative Ideas

Being Creative Do you ever come up with some creative ideas only to rethink them or have someone ask you “What makes you think you can do that?”  If so, you will probably enjoy this podcast by my friend Kelly McCausey.  https://lovepeoplemakemoney.com/podcast/what-makes-you-think-you-can-do-that/ Often people will try to shut you down when you tell them what you… Continue reading Creative Ideas

Challenges

It’s been a long time since I have posted here and there are many reasons for that.   I have encountered a few challenges over the past few months with my mother who is 97 years of age. She had been in and out of hospital for several months and I was spending my days and… Continue reading Challenges

Measure Your Comfort Zone

Measuring Your Comfort Zone Peter Drucker famously said “What gets measured, gets managed”. What if you could measure your comfort zone? Would this encourage more people to face their challenges and live more exciting lives? Just imagine if you could actually measure your comfort zone.  How big would yours be?  Would it be the size… Continue reading Measure Your Comfort Zone

Fill Yourself With Confidence

Picture Yourself Filling With Light And Confidence  Take three deep breaths. Think of something that brings you great joy. Picture your whole body filling up with a bright glow, like a light bulb, as you think of your great joy. Repeat an empowering phrase to yourself: “I’m safe,” “I’m cool wherever I go” or “I can… Continue reading Fill Yourself With Confidence

Age Better by Embracing New Challenges

Did you realize that embracing new challenges can help you age better? Our comfort zones tend to shrink as we get older — but if we can .  It’s easier to sit in the rocking chair, reading a book, or watching some television than to get up and physically do something new.  However, if we… Continue reading Age Better by Embracing New Challenges

Expand Your Comfort Zone

Here are some ways to break out (and by proxy, expand) your comfort zone without going too far:  (from https://lifehacker.com/the-science-of-breaking-out-of-your-comfort-zone-and-w-656426705) Do everyday things differently. Take a different route to work. Try a new restaurant without checking Yelp first. Go vegetarian for a week, or a month. Try a new operating system. Recalibrate your reality. Whether… Continue reading Expand Your Comfort Zone

Moving Forward: Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Moving Forward Throughout these posts we talked a lot about taking action, about doing it anyway. We looked at our comfort zone and why it is so hard to break out of it sometimes. We established that the outer edges or borders around that zone are the realm of possibility and that we can stretch… Continue reading Moving Forward: Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone