How Self Aware Are You?

How Self Aware Are You?

In my previous article we raised the question of how balanced your life really is. Try the wheel of life exercise to find out. One of the most important tools you will use to complete this self awareness exercise is ‘scaling’.  Self awareness is one of the fundamental domains of Emotional Intelligence (EQ). Daniel Goleman ..

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Weight Loss

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Weight Loss

I was sitting in a storytelling circle with all sorts of topics and all sorts of approaches.  One of the topics tackled by a couple of people was dieting, but one in particular tied in the emotional circumstances that factor into weight loss failure.  I instantly made a personal connection.  In a previous post, 13 ..

Are Egyptian Women too Shallow?

Are Egyptian Women too Shallow?

“The majority of women I speak to in Egypt want to get married and become housewives. I want to encourage them to give back the knowledge they gained to their communities,” said Maggie Phiri, a Malawian young woman I interviewed a couple of years ago. I completely forgot about Maggie, her story, and her opinions, ..