Emotional Intelligence for Planet Earth

Emotional intelligence of indigenous elder

Are we really all that smart?  No question that intelligence is important, but it may be that our EQ (“emotional intelligence”) is just as important as our IQ when it comes to longevity.  That’s because EQ may be the key factor in increasing resilience and the ability to handle stress.  Lower stress levels, either innate [...]

No Complaints in Whinge-free Zone

Photo credit: jen_rab

Here’s some cheap insurance for longevityboomers against becoming “cranky old *****” as opposed to lovely old smilies.  But you can’t just buy it.  You have to work for it.  No excuses now because the word’s out that we have “plastic” brains.  In other words we have the ability to change. So when the script in [...]

Recipe for Personal Change

Brian Nelson

Brian Nelson, army major, physical guy, asks himself how he can craft a better life for himself beyond his physical training routine.  Sure, he could lift weights and enjoy getting stronger week by week, but how to strengthen the qualities that will really change his life for the better….like intentionally choosing kindness towards self and [...]