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Emotional Mastery

Emotional Mastery

Suppressing emotions is widely spread, because it feels uncomfortable to show them, and managing them can feel overwhelming. But even if we could, we should not avoid even the “negative emotions”, because they are wells of information. What we do want to grow out of is having to act on the impulse they generate. That is emotional mastery which is a key leadership skill and can be learnt.

Productively expressing our emotions, propels us forward. And there are a few handy tricks for that.

Productively expressing our emotions, propels us forward. And there are a few handy tricks for that.

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The Number 1 Factor for Happiness and Health

The Number 1 Factor for Happiness and Health

The Harvard Study of Adult Development has been running for 81 years. It started out in 1938 by following 724 men from two groups of men whose social backgrounds could not have been more different: Priviledged Harvard Sophomores and young men from an underpriviledged neighbourhood. Today, it includes the children of the initial study participants.

Here’s what’s striking: The researchers have found that happiness and health in late life depend less on genes, wealth or education than on…

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