The EI Blog

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Never Underestimate the Powerful Role Joy Plays in your Life

Never Underestimate the Powerful Role Joy Plays in your Life

Undoubtedly, we all experience joy differently. Joy plays an integral role in our life - it’s the feeling of great pleasure, happiness, and peace, but it’s not an innate feeling - we have to work to ensure we have joy.

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Five Powerful Ways to Demonstrate Employee Appreciation

Five Powerful Ways to Demonstrate Employee Appreciation

Employee appreciation is one of the best ways to retain a high performing team and motivate a more productive workspace. Here’s how to show your employees you appreciate them.

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Control Your Emotions By Observing Their Effect

Control Your Emotions By Observing Their Effect

Emotion is powerful and can quickly influence our mood and those around us. It’s important to control your emotions, especially when working in a team.

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4 Ways to Assess Physical Effects of Your Emotions

4 Ways to Assess Physical Effects of Your Emotions

Many of us aren’t comfortable with our emotions, we have learned to push them away so we don’t have to feel and think about them. Feeling your emotions physically can be a challenge but a necessary one that is relevant to your overall health.

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Learn from Everyone you Encounter

Learn from Everyone you Encounter

As adults, we have the ability to learn a lesson from everyone we encounter, all of which helps enhance our personal growth.

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The Life Changing Power of Daily Problem Solving

The Life Changing Power of Daily Problem Solving

Often times we're fixing a problem with a band-aid to manage a moment, but if we took the time to process our emotions, we could problem-solve the challenge. Giving our brain time to process what would prevent a repeat.

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Your Mind Makes You the Product of Your Thoughts

Your Mind Makes You the Product of Your Thoughts

It’s absolutely amazing that our brain believes everything we tell it. Many of us don’t comprehend the inherent power our thoughts and feelings have on our behaviour.

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A Surprising but Easy Way Reduce Emotional Hijacking

A Surprising but Easy Way Reduce Emotional Hijacking

One of our biggest challenges without a doubt is having the ability to employ our emotions to assist us in making rational decisions, while avoiding any hijacks.

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How to Change Your Focus from Perfection to Excellence

How to Change Your Focus from Perfection to Excellence

Some believe that having high standards and working towards excellence is the same as perfection, but it is not! You can have high standards with a committed focus on excellence and not be a perfectionist.

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Mindfulness - One of the Most Important Aspects of a Full Life

Mindfulness - One of the Most Important Aspects of a Full Life

Some believe living mindfully is one of the most important aspects of living a full, meaningful, and joy filled life.

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