Podcasts Focused on Sex and Sexuality

These podcasts are dedicated to supporting positive sexuality, LGBTQIA+ identities, and/or alternative relationships and sexual identities. There are brief descriptions of each podcast, pulled from their respective websites, below. Sex Focused Podcasts American Sex– This podcast takes a deep but funny look at unconventional sexual expression in the United States. Each episode of this podcast features …

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Emotion Coaching: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 5

Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage five, Emotion Coaching. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal Emotional Regulation: Learning to self sooth and mindful of feelings Self-Motivation: Internal locus …

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Relationship Management: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 4

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Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage four, Relationship Management. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal Emotional Regulation: Learning to self sooth and mindful of feelings Self-Motivation: Internal locus …

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Self-Motivation: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 3

Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage three, Self Motivation. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal Emotional Regulation: Learning to self sooth and mindful of feelings Self-Motivation: Internal …

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Emotional Regulation: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 2

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Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage two, Emotional Regulation. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal Emotional Regulation: Learning to self sooth and mindful …

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Self Awareness: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 1

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Development of emotional intelligence is essential for success in all kinds of relationships. This blog series will outline the stages of emotional intelligence development. This post focuses on stage one which is Self Awareness aka insight. Stages to Emotional Intelligence Development Self-Awareness: Acknowledging and coming to terms with personal strengths, weaknesses, bias and attitudes Personal …

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Drivers of Behavior: Bids and Turns

The number one motivator for all human behavior is a since of belonging to the group even if the group is two or a group of virtual thousands. This is known as connection. From the work of John Gottman and the Gotten Institute, we have found that drivers of behavior and connection involve bids and …

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Emotional Intelligence Basics

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What Is Emotional Intelligence (EI)? EI is the dimension of intelligence responsible for our ability to regulate our internal emotional self and our responses to emotions. This includes the skills that drive our internal world as well as our response to the external world Two components of Emotional Intelligence There are two components to EI, …

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Games People Play in Relationships

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What are “Games” People Play? Games refer to the techniques that are used to manipulate a situation. Some forms of games are emotional blackmail. Games can be conscious or unconscious depending on the mindfulness of the interaction. What is Triangulation? Triangulation in psychology is the name for form of manipulation in which one person seeks to …

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