Too much empathy might get toxic for you

Empathy is the ability to understand the emotions others are experiencing. But if you go one step further, it becomes the ability to feel what another person is feeling. Sometimes it even turns into an extreme reaction to others’ emotions. During my soul searches and my vulnerability self-checks, I have noticed that I was getting too invested in others’ problems. Especially when it’s the people … Continue reading Too much empathy might get toxic for you

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April 7 Pink Supermoon, Biggest of the Year, is Tonight

This Supermoon is the second and the biggest of three Supermoons that happen back to back this year. The first one was in March, and the next one will be in May. But this time, the moon will be at its closest position to the earth. Hence the extra brightness and its bigger size. It’s called a Supermoon because it appears up to 14% larger … Continue reading April 7 Pink Supermoon, Biggest of the Year, is Tonight

You can shift your mood instantly with Aromatherapy

Since this topic is near and dear to my heart, and it has been quite a while after my one and only blog post from December on the matter (“Essential Oils & Aromatherapy“), I wanted to go back to the vast subject of aromatherapy and look into the wide range of essential oils that help with specific moods and mental states. Even though essential oils … Continue reading You can shift your mood instantly with Aromatherapy

Correlation between Emotional Intelligence and Success

Some people are very approachable, cool, kind and supportive, whereas others are not so much. Why is that? Is it because the ones who are good at communicating positively and motivating others have a higher Emotional Intelligence (EI) level? If yes, then what is EI exactly? EI involves the ability to understand and manage emotions. Experts agree that this type of intelligence plays an important … Continue reading Correlation between Emotional Intelligence and Success

People need people

My classmates from the all-girls high school that I have attended as a teenager, are going to celebrate our 50th birthday next weekend, as almost all of us are turning 50 this year. They are getting together for a sleepover at a nice and cozy little hotel. I would love to be there with them, but I am a little too far from my hometown. … Continue reading People need people

Switch your attitude to get better results

Do you, from time to time, catch yourself yelling with a frothing mouth to your colleagues or family members or the guy in the traffic? How often do you lose your temper? Why do you think you are not capable of controlling your emotions and reactions? Even if not always, but sometimes… Anger is a product of hopelessness, desperation, and impatience. When you feel not … Continue reading Switch your attitude to get better results

Change how you react emotionally

I have touched upon Mindfulness earlier in one of my blog posts as you might remember. And this time, I would like to elaborate a little bit further on the subject. The two most essential components of Mindfulness are; Staying mentally in the moment, which includes focussing on thoughts, feelings, sensations, and surroundings; Accepting thoughts and feelings without judgment. In addition to Meditation, the activities … Continue reading Change how you react emotionally