Laugh and Think – Strengthen Your Emotional Intelligence – Five tips

George Carlin Jokes

Humor is something that thrives between man’s aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.

Victor Borges

When you laugh you have seen the difference between hope and reality. You are thinking critically and realistically, but also softening life’s blows. Not that laughing is always possible. Pain kills laughter. The stronger the pain, the more laughter departs. However, when laughter has returned, healing has begun. Moreover, you can strengthen you ability to laugh by these fuve Emotional Fitness Training tips:

Tip one: Consciously seek the absurd, the funny, the laughable. Comedians like George Carlin are good examples of those who use humor to point out the absurdity of life.

Tip two: Learn to laugh at your self. Watch the comedians who use self-deprecation to make you laugh.

Susan J. Vamos, a plus-size comedian, uses the following line in her show: “Now, get ready for the fat lady to sing (and you aren’t going to enjoy it because I’m tone deaf.)”

If she can do it so can you.

 Tip three: Practice laughing. This WikiHow shows you how. 

Tip four: Have laughing contests. See who can make someone else laugh without laughing themselves. This works really well to get angry kids in a better mood.  When I ran workshops, I would have do go-rounds asking people to give me their best laugh. Soon the whole room would be rocking.

Tip five: Remember what matters and stop sweating the small stuff. Our daily moans and groans are most small stuff and best ignore, priceless if laughed at.

Laughing is an Emotional Fitness Exercise. Buy my eBook Twelve Easy Emotional Fitness Exercises to learn all EFT’s Daily Twelve Exercises. It costs less than a latte and is better for you health.

Thank you for all you do

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Katherine

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Silence Is Not Always Golden

Quote about victimization and silence. Eckhart Tolle

Make speaking out golden with these Emotional Fitness Training Tips

Tip one: Think about what matters. Are you complaining or dealing with a major wrong? Are you over-reacting?

Tip two: Think three strikes before  saying something. Find at least three instances of the wrong you feel compelled to speak out about.

Tip three: Pick the right time to speak out. Why the sages of the ages and your mother have always advised counting to ten before mouthing off.

Tip four: Think about the right way to speak out.  Almost always a good idea with personal issues to make a date for the purpose of “talking over a concern.” With all personal concerns, always speak privately. When a very touchy issue between you and another, consider a letter containing a request to make a date to talk more about the issue.

For political or other issues, letters to the leaders help and the social media remains a way to speak.

Tip five: Think about how to say what your mean without getting mean. 

Tip six: Keep emotion partnering with thought. To help do that: buy my eBook Twelve Easy Emotional Fitness Exercises to learn all EFT’s Daily Twelve Exercises. It costs less than a latte and is better for you health.

Thank you for all you do

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Katherine

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Take A Hike, Stay Strong

Quotes about walking

Move Your Body is one of Emotional Fitness Training’s Twelve Daily Exercises.  Walking surrounded by the wonder of nature’s beauty strengthens you more. Finally, sharing natures’ beauty with children strengthens them and is practicing kindness which strengthens you.

Buy my eBook Twelve Easy Emotional Fitness Exercises to learn all EFT’s Daily Twelve Exercises. It costs less than a latte and is better for you health.

Thank you for all you do

Remember to share all you find of value on the internet.  All who post crave recognition. A like says “Thank You.” Comments say you have read and thought about the post. Sharing is a gift to three people: the blogger, the people you share with, and you for your kindness blesses you.

Katherine

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Passion: Good or Bad?

 

love-is-blind

When passion works, be grateful. When passion leads you down the path of regret, see regret as  a signal to stop, think, and try another path.

Thank you for all you do

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Katherine

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