Stress on holiday? No way!

“All the arts contribute to the greatest art of all, the art of living.“ Bertol Brecht What is stress? Stress is an English word meaning “pressure” or “tension”. In physics, stress explains elasticity, the property of a body that allows it to recover its original size and shape after being compressed or stretched by an […]

How to mourn in a time of pandemic

“The secret of love is greater  than the secret of death.” Oscar Wilde  On 29 May 2020, at 12:30, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported 357 688 deaths worldwide attributable to COVID-19. These figures are significantly distant from the number of deaths of the pneumonics pandemic that took place between 1918-1919 (about 50 million). That […]

What impact does Emotional Intelligence have on your daily life?

“Shaping a statue and bringing it to life It’s beautiful Shaping an intelligence and giving it freedom It’s sublime.” Victor Hugo Emotional Intelligence and the emotional brain Shape and develop your Emotional Intelligence through self-awareness, motivation, optimism and self-control. In the film “Dangerous Liaisons”, the protagonist, Glenn Close in the role of the Marquise de […]

How to develop your Emotional Intelligence?

“One can only see well with the heart What is essential is invisible to the eye.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, O princepezinho Why are emotions so important? Until the 20th century, intelligence was considered a cognitive function manifested in ease of memorising, speed of learning, problem solving and quick thinking. However, over time, researchers and scientists […]

7 Strategies to learn how to rest

“The past is history, the future is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” source unknown To be in the present moment you need to have (or gain) the availability to appreciate and take advantage of the little things in life – a day of sunshine and […]

What does it take to be brave?

What can there be in common between a social activist like Malala, a young girl who when defending the right of girls to go to school was shot by the Taliban and became at the age of 17 the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Martin Luther King, a political activist; an entrepreneur like Walt Disney, […]

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