How mindfulness can blunt your feelings and spike anxiety

Like many websites BBC.com is publishing its best stories of 2021.  It led off with this one by David Robson first published 5 February: Stress, anxiety, productivity: mindfulness is often touted as a solution to nearly everything. But research shows that you can actually take meditation too far. The paper focuses on two well-known meditation strategies: mindful breathing, in which you focus on the feelings of respiration, and the body scan, in which you pass your attention from head .....

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Book Review – Leading with Feeling

Every month I receive the EI Update, the E-Newsletter of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations.  For the past two months it has been plugging Leading with feeling: Nine strategies of emotionally intelligent leadership by  Cherniss, C., & Roche, C. Cary Cherniss, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Applied Psychology at Rutgers University, and co-chair of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations along with Daniel Goleman.  T.....

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Theatre Review – Death of a Salesman

In the third and final part of The Humm Handbook: Lifting Your Level of Emotional Intelligence I make use of an idea developed by my tutor at the London Business School, Charles Handy.  Charles thought that the problem with most MBA business case studies is that they dated very quickly.  Instead, he organised an MBA elective studying the leadership lessons from the great plays of the Western Canon.  It was one of the best courses that I ever did. So in the book as a homage to Charles, .....

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Theatre Review – Julius Caesar

In the third and final part of The Humm Handbook: Lifting Your Level of Emotional Intelligence I make use of an idea developed by my tutor at the London Business School, Charles Handy.  Charles thought that the problem with most MBA business case studies is that they dated very quickly.  Instead, he organised an MBA elective studying the leadership lessons from the great plays of the Western Canon.  It was one of the best courses that I ever did. So in the book as a homage to Charles, .....

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"Put in a sales perspective, I loved your presentation! I got a lot from what you talked about and I will read your book."

Peter Morris, Executive Officer, Lomax Financial Group

Your presentation on 'Lifting your Level of Emotional Intelligence" to 10 CEOs scored an average 8.9 out of 10 for the topic and 8.5 for the presentation which is great. A couple of the attendees gave you a 10 out of 10, and the comments were:

- Great presentation. Very informative.

- Excellent presentation.

- made me think.

Christi Spring CEO Institute. - web www.ceo.com.au.