EQ Tools: Michigan Reach Out!

EQ Tools: Michigan Reach Out! is a program that links college students and community members with teens and children in mentoring relationships. They created a workshop to better understand feelings and emotions and posted a preview with the statement, “we permit anyone to use these materials, but not to sell …

Website of the Month: Data-Face

This month’s website by Joseph Hager (a contemporary and colleague of Paul Ekman, the famous facial expression interpreter) is an interesting look at the critical link between the face – that emotion revealing target of our eyes when we encounter another human being – and emotions. Check it out and …

Do As One: Website of the Month

This month’s website is a site where you can breath with others around the world. Now that sounds really weird, but please allow me to suggest that you just try it before you dismiss it. As I’m sure you are aware, meditation is one way to improve emotional intelligence skills, …

Website(s) of the Month

This month we have websiteS of the month for you. I couldn’t decide on a couple of different quotation sites for quotes about emotions and emotional things. I did find it interesting that John Lennon’s famous, “Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans” from his …

EITC Website of the Month: We Feel Fine

You are going to love the EITC website of the month for April. I heard Jonathon Harris on ted.com and was extremely  impressed with him and his project, “We Feel Fine.” When you go to wefeelfine.org, you will see bunch of coloured dots moving around the screen. Each dot represents …

Don’t Let Emotions Run Your Life

This month’s book is “Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life: How dialectical behavior therapy can put you in control” by Scott E. Spradlin, A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook. This is a wonderful workbook that I have found to be invaluable for examining our own relationship with emotions. I bought …

Website of the Month for March

I might have messed up the url for last month’s website of the month and so here it is again http://www.theexecutivecoachingforum.com/ This month’s pick is http://changingminds.org/explanations/emotions/emotions.htm which is actually a fraction of the huge site by an interesting guy named Dave Straker who reads and writes voraciously sharing everything on …

Technology, something and design: ted.com

My pick for website of the month is www.ted.com. I always mention ted.com in all my courses and am continually amazed at all the people who have not yet had the pleasure of viewing a “tedtalk.” TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in …