Welcome to the EQ Library
Most of us go through the vast majority of our lives on autopilot. It’s efficient and comfortable, but sometimes we need to be able to get out of this autopilot mode. Josh Freedman gives tips for recognizing the various patterns that make up our autopilot mode.
Are you quick to blame? Author and motivational speaker Brené Brown dives into the tendency to blame, why it’s so satisfying, and also why it blocks accountability and empathy. A great video to look at a particular nuance – or challenge- to increasing empathy.
Increase EmpathyRecognize Patterns
Jay Grant shares a story about a time he got really angry with his kids – and the lessons he learned reflecting on it that he hopes will help him be more measured in the future. A healthy look at self-compassion and recognizing patterns.
Michele Royan and Josh Freedman talk about the challenge of recognizing the patterns we fall into as parents, like a morning routine that consistently causes stress for everyone. And also the amazing opportunity we have as parents to make a choice to examine and change those patterns.
Our emotions are based on our perceptions of the world – and we respond accordingly. Josh Freedman shares amazing insight into the neuroscience of emotions and the transformative power of recognizing how we are interpreting the world around us.
Enhance Emotional LiteracyRecognize Patterns