What limits us? Why don't we feel full happiness? I think one of the main reasons is the fears we experience. If we got rid of the fears, our sense of happiness would be at a higher level.
Category: emotional intelligence
An excerpt from my fourth book “Happiness – reflections of a 51-year-old”.
In my opinion, it is possible to be a happy person, to experience happiness to a high degree and at the same time to expect and expect even more happiness than you are experiencing. This is exactly how it is in my life. It hasn't always been like this, but more than fifty years of life are doing their job.
Emotional intelligence and a better world.
I was inspired to write this post by the first dozen or so pages of the book ‘This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World’ by Yancey Strickler (I am reading it in Polish). The title alone encourages you to read. In the part I have already read, the author writes that the world is motivated by profits, GDP and a general profit orientation (i.e. material goods).
What limits us? Why don’t we feel full happiness?
"I think one of the main reasons is the fears we experience. If we got rid of the fears, our sense of happiness would be at a higher level. In my case, I have been eliminating fears from my life year after year, there are a few fears left in my life.
“The flow” and its benefits.
In his book 'Emotional Intelligence', Daniel Goleman describes a state called 'flow'. It is a state in which we are fully focused on an action, on a task, and even sometimes have no sense of time passing. Nel suo libro "Intelligenza emotiva", Daniel Goleman descrive uno stato chiamato "flusso". Si tratta di uno stato in … Continue reading “The flow” and its benefits.
A few sentences from ‘Emotional Intelligence’ (Daniel Goleman) and my commentary on them.
Who among us would not want to be among those characterised by emotional self-control? Emotions are necessary, they are there to serve us, but - attention - we must not allow them to work against us. And this is why it is so important to REACT in an appropriate manner to the emotions that arise within us. They can be positive or negative.
On good and bad thoughts
SsR: "It is also important to remember two important things: we reject bad thoughts, not ourselves, and: we are not identical with our thoughts - neither good nor bad".