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Your Emotions - When You Feel Hurt

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Your Emotions – When You Feel Hurt! When you feel hurt you are usually responding to what you see as an injustice. Usually you feel hurt when you feel something isn’t fair - someone has let you down or treated you in a way you feel is not right. Often, when you feel hurt you will withdraw from the person who has hurt you and stop all communication with them. Others might see this as resentment or aloofness and some see you as sulking. Please don't Sulk! Sulking can be silent sulking or it might be angry, noisy sulking with the slamming of doors and much huffing and puffing. Sometimes you just snipe at someone close to you without saying why.  "Surely, if he loved me enough He would know why!" Often behavior like this is about getting even or punishing – at the very least you want an apology. But sulking rarely achieves the outcome that you want. It can make you more miserable than the person you believe has transgressed. Overcom

The Ten Pillars for Emotional Resilience

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Emotional Resilience is a one of the most important skills we can have - this short clip describes the ten characteristics of emotional resilience and the value of training to develop it. The Ten Pillars for Emotional Resilience If you are serious about personal development, particularly personal development and your career, I think you will find our new programme interesting. It is at this link   http://gettingtherewithwisewolf.com/ Wendy Mason is a career coach working mainly with managers and professionals who want to make that jump to senior level while maintaining a good work/life balance. Before working as a coach, Wendy had a long career in both the public and private sectors in general management and consultancy as well as spells in HR.  She now divides her time between face to face coaching, and coaching and blogging on-line. You can contact Wendy at W Wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com  and find out more at  http://wisewolfcoaching.com Related articles Learnin

When your partner is a flirt!

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Cropped screenshot of Marilyn Monroe and Cary Grant from the trailer for the film Monkey Business (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) When your partner is a flirt! Some people have outgoing personalities. They are extroverts and sometimes this can show itself as flirtatiousness. Being flirtatious is just part of who they are. It is the way they communicate with others. But, for many that is all it is – it doesn’t mean they are seriously interested in the person they flirt with. However, it can be difficult to be in a relationship with someone who has a very flirtatious personality, especially if you lack confidence or you are one of those unfortunate people who are prone to jealousy. If you do show signs of jealousy or disapproval, then a flirtatious partner will probably try to hide or conceal their actions. Which makes them uncomfortable and probably you less trusting. Sometimes in a group of friends, a flirtatious way of communicating with each other develops.

Learning To Share

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 (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Now I’m an only child. There lots of advantages to being the only one – lots of encouragement and love was focused on me. But there also disadvantages. One of the main ones for me was that I didn’t really learn fully how to share, with goodwill, until I was quite grown up. And that can present lots of issues in forming good and stable friendships and relationships Some small children share without being asked and without any further intervention from anyone else. But, learning to share can be hard for most children. And certainly it can be hard when you have no siblings. Young children tend to think about themselves and what they want or need for survival. Thinking about the needs of others is the beginning of learning to share. You can’t expect two- and three-year-old children to share. They are still working out how to meet their own needs. By age four, many children will share some of their things. By age six or seven, children begin to unders

How Travel Can Create Cathartic Moments

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Summer is often a time for travel and here  not-for-profit executive Courtney Spence answers the question "What Have You Found Most Rewarding About Traveling to New Places?" She notes how the art and journey of traveling has helped her find breakthrough moments in her life. As she points out the trips do not need not be exotic - it is about the experiences that make a trip and leave a positive and inspirational impact on your life.  As Founder and Executive Director, Courtney Spence leads the organization, Students of the World. It sets out to empower college students to use film, photography, and journalism to tell stories of global issues and the organizations working to address them. Meanwhile if you are serious about personal development, particularly personal development and your career, I think you will find our new programme interesting. It is at this link   http://gettingtherewithwisewolf.com/ Wendy Mason is a career coach working mainly with mana

Happiness Is A Pomegranate Mojito

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    Ancient Egyptians  regarded the pomegranate as a symbol of prosperity and ambition. In  India 's ancient  Ayurveda  system of medicine, the pomegranate has been used as a source of traditional remedies for thousands of years.  Today,  it is regarded as a super food and certainly  research has shown that pomegranate juice may be effective in reducing  heart disease  risk .   I love pomegranates, so here is a lovely recipe for a pomegranate mojito. It includes fresh pomegranate juice, rum, pomegranate liqueur, fresh lime juice and mint. And Milawna explains how to muddle mint which was new to me! The ingredients are combined into a refreshing and antioxidant-rich cocktail   Presenter and expert: Milawna Renay Hammer.  Milawna is a professional bartender at Tap Tap in Miami Beach, Fla.  Contact: www.taptaprestaurant.com   Filmmaker: Paul Muller Wendy Mason is a career coach working mainly with managers and professionals who want to make that jump to senior level

Time Management Tips

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Dartmouth College Clock Tower (Photo credit: BFS Man ) Today we have some great time management tips from the Academic Skills Centre of Dartmouth College Time Management Tips 1 .Count all your time as time to be used and make every attempt to get satisfaction out of every moment. 2.Find something to enjoy in whatever you do. 3.Try to be an optimist and seek out the good in your life. 4.Find ways to build on your successes. 5.Stop regretting your failures and start learning from your mistakes. 6.Remind yourself, "There is always enough time for the important things." If it is important, you should be able to make    time to do it. 7.Continually look at ways of freeing up your time. 8.Examine your old habits and search for ways to change or eliminate them. 9.Try to use waiting time­­-review notes or do practice problems. 10.Keep paper or a calendar with you to jot down the things you have to do or notes to yourself. 11.Examine and revise your lif

Personal Change – Why Having a Personal Development Mindset Is Important For Each One of Us | WiseWolf Talking - the WiseWolf Coaching Blog

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Personal Change – Why Having a Personal Development Mindset Is Important For Each One of Us A personal development mindset means that you take responsibility for understanding yourself as an individual and for identifying and developing your own strengths and talents. It means you take control and become responsible for your own life and what you make of it – you take control of your own success and happiness. But you can receive  support from others  in developing the mindset and in helping you to develop yourself. Personal development includes understanding your values and living in accordance with them. This in turn....You can read more at Personal Change – Why Having a Personal Development Mindset Is Important For Each One of Us | WiseWolf Talking - the WiseWolf Coaching Blog Wendy Mason is a career coach working mainly with professional women who want to make that jump to senior level while maintaining a good work/life balance. Before working as a coach, Wendy

Are you happy?

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Happiness is... Did we lose something along the way?  Want to join me finding it again? Wendy Mason is a career coach working mainly with professional women who want to make that jump to senior level while having a life outside work. Before working as a coach, Wendy had a long career in both the public and private sectors in general management and consultancy as well as spells in HR. She now divides her time between face to face coaching, and coaching and blogging on-line. You can contact Wendy at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com  and find out more at  http://wisewolfcoaching.com Email Wendy now at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com  for a free half hour coaching session by phone or Skype Coming shortly - the WiseWolf Career and Personal Development Programme - if you would like to know more email  wendymason @wisewolfcoaching.com Related articles Are You A Lark or An Owl? Understand Your Body Clock! A little relaxation - learning to paint A

A little relaxation - learning to paint

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I came across this lovely, quirky little video on YouTube.  So take a break, kick off your shoes, listen to the music and be inspired. Wendy Mason is a Life and Career Coach.  She helps people have the confidence they need to be successful at work and to change career while maintaining a good work/life balance. You can email her at wendymason @wisewolfcoaching.com