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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 … Continue reading

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Conversation

10 Steps for More Effective Conversations If you have a strong ability to communicate, you can positively impact any interaction with another person. This is especially true when you know how to listen. A conversation is a two-way street, and … Continue reading

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Three Essential Skills

Three Essential Skills by Sina Marasco DTM Eastern Division Director, District 73 I came across a post by Sina Marasco tonight and it caught my attention – Three Essential Skills – all of which can be learned in Toastmasters.  Effective communication, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Snow

Snow As I sit here this morning I am gazing out at the tree branches with their winter coats of snow on.  I live in Canada – the land of seasons, and it seems that winter will soon be upon … Continue reading

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Building Your Self-Confidence

Self-confidence can be the key to either success or failure in life. It can be difficult to build self-confidence. There are ways to accomplish this, however, with a few steps. Dress the part It can be easy to let your … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Self Love part 3

Exercise regularly This one goes hand in hand with the above follow a healthy diet recommendation. Exercise doesn’t have to be a long gym workout or 60-minute exercise class. In fact, even just 20-30 minutes of exercise a day can … Continue reading

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Self Love continued

Mediate on His word The best way (and easiest) to accept God’s love is to immerse yourself in His word. Pick a topic on what you’re struggling with, in this case self-love, and seek out the answers He gives through … Continue reading

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Self-Love

What Is “Self-Love”? First, let’s get clear on how we’re defining self-love. If you look it up in the dictionary, it has a negative connotation: The instinct by which one’s actions are directed to the promotion of one’s own welfare … Continue reading

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