Tag: Emotional Intelligence

EMPATHY: EFFECTIVE IN ALL LIFE DIMENSIONS

Empathy does not mean sentimentally acceding to the demands of others. Knowing how the other person feels and being able to show it does not mean agreeing with them. I can understand and be open to another perspective, while standing for my own viewpoint. This quality of empathy and the skill to express it underlies effectiveness across practically all life dimensions.

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BEING AUTHENTIC

The consciousness behind authenticity is sincerely life-enhancing, whereas the consciousness behing indulgence in negativity is life draining. In both cases there may be expression of feelings, though the result is quite different. Authenticiy is liberating, whereas negativity indulgence entangles us further in unhealthy and unproductive emotional patterns.

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