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Pride

Pride

Who else has trouble with empathy and pride? I think the truth is that we all do at times. Sometimes we get impatient with the people around us, sometimes we don’t…

Don Easton January 7, 2021
Demonstrating Emotional Intelligence under Stress

Demonstrating Emotional Intelligence under Stress

This time of the year can be especially stressful … especially this year. The holidays are already a stressful and hectic time for many of us, but a new layer…

Don Easton December 31, 2020
Three ways to practise curiosity

Three ways to practise curiosity

Here is a benchmark of Healthy Christian Leaders: Display a modest view of one’s importance, abilities and strengths. How do they do that? By demonstrating altruism,…

Don Easton December 17, 2020
3 keys to humility

3 keys to humility

Displaying humility When I was two, my parents took me on the train to Alice Springs in central Australia. My dad was an engine driver, so it was a really novel…

Don Easton December 10, 2020
Five steps to gain emotional restraint

Five steps to gain emotional restraint

What causes you to forgo emotional restraint? One of the most embarrassing things a parent deals with is a toddler throwing a tantrum in public. The good news is…

Don Easton December 3, 2020
4 keys to self-regulate emotions

4 keys to self-regulate emotions

Here is the benchmark: Healthy Christian Leaders self-regulate emotions. Being aware of the impact emotions have upon others, they take action to manage their emotions.…

Don Easton November 26, 2020
5 things to moderate emotional impact

5 things to moderate emotional impact

Emotions impact us and others Emotions have a big impact in our life. If we are feeling sad, our work will suffer. Anger often causes loss of clarity and distracts…

Don Easton November 19, 2020
When the well-being tank is empty

When the well-being tank is empty

No one intends to become emotionally depleted. It’s a scary place. I’ve been there and don’t want to ever go back. This blog helps explain what that place…

Don Easton October 27, 2020
Is it selfish to maintain your emotional well-being?

Is it selfish to maintain your emotional well-being?

What would happen if you hit another crisis? On top of dealing with COVID and the normal challenges of life? Would you go under? If so, what can you do to strengthen…

Don Easton October 20, 2020
3 Keys to Developing Emotional Well-being

3 Keys to Developing Emotional Well-being

1. What level is your emotional tank? How are you doing emotionally? Is your tank empty, just some in the tank, or full and ready to assist others? Yes, I am repeating…

Don Easton October 14, 2020
Building and Maintaining Emotional Well-being

Building and Maintaining Emotional Well-being

Here is the benchmark: Healthy Christian Leaders Maintain Emotional Well-being. What does that look like? It’s living life with vigour and vim, not just keeping…

Don Easton October 6, 2020
Two things that develop self-reflection

Two things that develop self-reflection

The main two things that develop self-reflection:Asking the right questionsPractising these questions How to practise?—Set a recurring schedule for reflection.…

Don Easton September 29, 2020
What happens when you give little time fof self-reflection

What happens when you give little time fof self-reflection

Here is a benchmark of healthy leaders: they practise self-reflection. You make assumptions. What happens when this is missing? You make assumptions about what is…

Don Easton September 24, 2020
3 reasons to increase in understanding of emotional blind spots

3 reasons to increase in understanding of emotional blind spots

1. To see what you don’t see, and take actions you are not taking. Do you set a regular time for self-reflection? It that time effective? You can see effectiveness…

Don Easton September 17, 2020
A catalyst for change

A catalyst for change

What does self-reflection give you access to? The key to open the door of self-reflection is practice. What’s behind the door? Where does it take you? The practice…

Don Easton September 8, 2020
The key to the building self-reflection.

The key to the building self-reflection.

Here is a benchmark: “Healthy Christian Leaders practise self-reflection. Why? Self-reflection is pausing from other activities to observe what is happening in…

Don Easton September 1, 2020