Relationship Management: Developing Emotional Intelligence Stage 4

relationship management

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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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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Communication and Learning Styles Cheat Sheet

Communication

Cheat Sheet? Communication is hard! However, this cheat sheet can make it easier. This sheet covers learning styles, languages of apology and love, communication styles, and few little tidbits to help you through communication challenges. Gary Chapman’s Five Languages of Love Communication Words of Affirmation: “I think you are beautiful” Quality Time: Date night rituals …

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5 Love Language Test

What are Love Languages? Languages of endearment refer to the way you communicate and desire to receive love. Why is this Important? What if you could say or do just the right thing guaranteed to make that special someone feel loved? Falling in love is easy. Staying in love—that’s the challenge. How can you keep …

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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.

Dr. Patsy B. Evans L.M.H.C., D.O.M., Ph.D.

Dr. Harmony

Dr. Patsy Evans a.k.a. Dr. Harmony is one of Florida’s leading Clinical Sexologists and Traumatologists. She brings her unique blend of skills and education specializing in Kink Culture and Sexuality, Relationship Counseling, Executive, Leadership and Business Coaching, Traumatology, Crisis Management, Dispute Resolution, Diplomatic Relations, and Negotiation, and Corporate Culture Transformation. Dr. Evans is the founder of the Kink Aware Therapy Certification Institute and Harmonyus Inc. Dr. Harmony is a Florida Licensed Acupuncture Physician, License Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Sexologist and Supreme Court Certified Family Court Mediator (retired).

Veronica Martin CKAP, CESC

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CareBear Veronica loves to assist others to live in their best life possible and provide emotional support during the harder times in life. Originally CNA trained, she gained her care giving and emotional support experience working in a long term care and rehabilitation facility assisting nurses, assisting physicians and nurses at both a large & small private practice, and caring for a chronically ill family member growing up and into her mid 30’s; working with individuals who are aging, in need of end of life care, chronically ill, physically impaired, developmentally challenged, those in need of temporary assistance after a procedure / surgery requiring rehabilitation, as well as childcare. She also has experience with patient and client case management, appointment scheduling, and both medical & mental health billing.