Samuel Johnson said, “Man alone is born crying, lives complaining and dies disappointed.”
Why do people complain so much? It seems that right now complaints are rising in the news, social media and in everyday conversation. Is complaining good for us? Is there a right way and a wrong way to complain? That is the topic for today’s podcast.
Our body needs energy, the right kind of energy, for optimal physical and emotional wellness. Our brains, who really calls the shots, uses 20-30% to manage your wellness. Learn about Energy Fairies, Energy Vampires and the trick to keep your body budget from going into the red!
Boundaries are very important to living a healthy emotional life. Boundaries help us define and communicate what we want and don’t want, what we give and receive, how we divide our time, what we expect from others and ourselves. They protect us and demonstrate love of self and others?
Are boundaries tough for you? Our guest for this episode, Angelina Caporale, is a boundaries expert. She shares importance of individual, interpersonal and workplace boundaries.
When we communicate effectively, all parties involved are satisfied and feel accomplished. When we communicate clearly, there is no room for misunderstanding or alteration of messages, which decreases the potential for conflict. In these situations where conflict does arise, effective communication is a key factor, ensuring that the situation remains respectful. But it's not just about the person who's doing the talking; the listener plays an important role. Join John and Kim as they discuss communication, listening, and hearing.
Your value doesn't decrease based on someone else's inability to see your worth. Human beings are social beings. We like to please and share things with others. But this need for approval can be harmful. It's one of the causes of emotional dependence. Join John and Kim as we discuss the difficulty with emotional dependency and low self-esteem, and learn some tools to take your power back so you can be less dependent on others to feel good about yourself.
A test was developed to help you discover which of your brains (head, gut and heart) influences your decisions the most. Kim and John discuss the test and how it impacts your decision-making.
It was our great pleasure to interview Gina, a 20-year veteran of the nursing profession who currently holds the position of a nursing educator. We certainly learned a lot from her when it comes to tips for balancing mind and heart, not only for nurses but for everyone. She also touches on some of the challenges facing the medical profession due to COVID-19.