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-Soothing Activities

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Struggling with coming up with ideas to help you through big emotions? Below is a list of Self-Soothing tools that you can use almost anywhere. Therapist Nicki Explains How to Build a Self Soothe Kit Self-Soothing Tools Move your body Walk outside Ground Yourself with your 5 senses Swing on a swing set or rock …

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Primal Scream Therapy … Pseudoscience or Genius?!

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Have you ever screamed … out loud? Not sitting in grid-locked traffic, not at your partner arguing over who locked the keys in the car, but a raw, guttural, agonizing scream that came from somewhere deep inside you, that you have become totally disconnected from? A scream so jagged and saturated in pain, that the very release of it left you completely numb and void of every other human emotion? It felt almost PRIMAL!

Be As Loud As You Want With The Scream Box … No One Will Know!

Scream Box

What is a Scream Box? When is the last time you let out a massive scream?  I mean a raw, guttural, emotionally charged & intense scream!  The kind that leaves you with sweat on your brow, your skin tingling with electricity and ultimately, totally emotionally spent?!  Yeah … THAT kind of scream!  Felt good right?  …

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Buddha Board Therapy

Buddha Board

What is Buddha Board Therapy? When is the last time you did anything that was intentional in helping to soothe yourself?  Be honest here!  And I’m not talking about going out and letting off steam … I’m talking about truly and authentically taking some action in doing something that actually helped to ‘bring you back …

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Maintaining Mental Health During Covid-19

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As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic it is vital that we pay attention to mental health. Over the course of the pandemic, fear, uncertainty, anxiety, sadness, grief and depression have become common place. Not only are individuals worried for their physical health and that of their loved ones, they may also be experiencing financial instability, isolation due to social distancing and quarantine measures, or perhaps a sense of hopelessness.

Jason Denis, CKAP

Jason Denis

Jason is an Artist, Entrepreneur, Publisher, Producer, Multi-Media Designer, Business Coach, Branding, Advertising, and Marketing Consultant. He holds an A.A. from BCSI in Programming and Networking and an A.A. in Mass Media Communications from Brookdale Community College.

Jim Evans

Jim Evans

Since receiving his degree from Georgia Tech in 1991, Jim Evans has been in the computer software industry for more than 25 years. During that time, he has worked for some of the largest companies in the industry, including Microsoft, Intuit, and currently, Salesforce. He has been contributing to open source software projects large and small since 2008, and has been a principal contributor to the Selenium project since 2010, contributing the .NET language bindings and the driver for Internet Explorer. In addition to his contributions to the project, he is a much sought-after speaker and educator in the areas of automated software testing. An accomplished singer and songwriter with multiple albums to his credit, he lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife of 16 years and their two teenage sons.

Therapist Nicki Line LMHC, CKAP, CST, LAPC, GT

Nicki Line LMHC

Nicki Line aka Therapist Nicki is a licensed mental health counselor and board certified sex therapist working in Tampa, Florida at Harmony US Inc. She specializes in kink and alternative relationships such as polyamory. She is also a traumatologist, addictionlogist and geek therapist. Nicki works with individuals, children, adolescents, relationships, and families. Other areas of specialization include eating disorders, military and civil service personnel.