Anxiety illnesses are the most common mental illness in the U.S., and they affect 18.1% of the adult population each year. But how do you know if you have an actual anxiety disorder? And when should you seek help?
Trauma means different things to different people, so there is no need to label the trauma you may have experienced. Many people have experienced something in their life that has left a wound on their emotional health. EMDR is an effective way to heal that wound.
In our fifth and final installment of our ongoing series regarding Emotional Intelligence, we are going to discuss the last component of EI which is simply, Social Skills. There are many different areas within the social skills spectrum, some of which include communication skills, conflict management skills, leadership skills, building rapport with others, team-work, effective […]
In part four of our ongoing series on Emotional Intelligence, we are going to discuss Empathy. Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. A lot of you have probably heard the general advice of putting yourself in someone else’s shoes in an effort to better understand a […]
When somebody mentions motivation, what do you think of? Do you think about the person who wakes up every morning at 5 AM to go to the gym before getting ready for the day? Perhaps your mind wanders to the person at work who never seems to have an “off” switch, and is constantly on […]
In part two of our series on Emotional Intelligence, we are going to talk about Self-Regulation. As you remember from our first blog, Self-Awareness is the first key step in developing your Emotional Intelligence. As we gain the ability to be aware of our actions, both the healthy and the unhealthy, we can begin to […]