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By Dr. Christian Conte
Finding Peace with Yourself and Your World
Emotional Management Minute...
The world is what the world is, but what you expect of it will make all the difference in how you experience it.
The vast majority of anger is like this: it’s not about the person who has to receive it, it’s about the person who gives it.
Anytime a couple can move from blame to understanding, they are most definitely on a path to either reconnecting or parting amicably.
Be mindful to enunciate clearly the kinds of words you use to describe your world. speak clearly, even to yourself.
Be mindful of the negative space in your world.
It’s okay to develop a habit before you start telling everyone that you’re going to start it.
You might think that a battle implies two warring parties, but to the contrary, many battles are fought inside people’s minds.
Maybe you’re stuck in an eternal recurrence of sorts; a loop of anger where you watch or listen to the same things that anger you over and over again.
Say yes to every experience that you can have.
Be mindful of what you say and do in every situation and in every given moment, because your impact is most definitely rippling out throughout the world.
Be willing to face your fears.
Genuinely meet people where they actually are, assess what they’re ready and willing to hear, and then add a helpful word or two where you can.
The more you can step back, the more you can see.
Instead of getting angry at others for being hurtful, considering taking the opposite approach.
The question is not what to do, but whether or not you will actually follow through with walking the path that you know is best for you.
Be specific in setting goals, because the more clearly you articulate your goals, the more likely you are to achieve them.
Support to help you bring out your best in the face of every obstacle you encounter.
Emotional vampires have a constant need for validation.
Centering yourself is an important part of refueling yourself to give others your best.
You are more than what you do, so be easier on yourself when you make mistakes.
Feedback about your performance is not feedback about who you are as a person.
The next time you make a move to judge others harshly, be mindful…because there’s a very good chance that what you’re judging in others is what you don’t want to see in yourself.
If you see one jerk in a day, that person was probably a jerk; but if you see a bunch of people you would call a “jerk” in the same day, guess what? You’re the jerk.
Whatever you think drives how you feel. It’s worth understanding that your thoughts are powerful, and what you’re saying to yourself is really shaping your reality.
If life really was supposed to be fair, then technically, we would all be required to have the same misfortunes as each other.
Every single emotional experience has a beginning, middle, and end.
Sometimes it’s wise to expect others to be who they’ve shown us they are.
You are immeasurable. Get in touch with that deep essence that is YOU.
No one but you totally understands YOU.
Money can be a source of conflict in a relationship. but money itself is not the problem…
Keep working hard, your time will come.
Giving is something that occurs everyday.
Work hard now, make things easier later.
The more you know, the less you understand.
Concentrate on how, now what, people say.
Preparation is the key to success.
How you say things to yourself can define an experience.
No matter how close you ever get to another person, no matter how in love you are, no matter anything, really, the one thing that you can count on is that your emotions will change throughout the relationship.
Whether we realize it or not, we are constantly teaching others about us AND how to treat us.
Everyone you know and absolutely everyone you don’t know – they all have a story. And it’s in people’s stories where understanding lies.
The more mindful you are of your daily habits and routines, the more you will master what you want.
The key to having others hear you, then take the time to listen to them first.
The one word you want to avoid when talking to an anxious person.
Being around angry people can be both scary and exhausting. What’s the best way to talk to angry people? Well, in 30 seconds, here it is…
Condescending people can be tough to be around. Here’s how to understand them.
The easy path doesn’t always lead to what you want in life.
Our egos ultimately stop us from taking in new information by keeping us trapped under a layer of conceit. Here’s a tip to check the old ego every once in a while.
Your children are learning by watching everything you do and say. Here are some ways to teach your children effectively.
The 3 most important things you can do to handle your road rage…
When people want a specific answer, truth is pretty irrelevant.