Developing emotional competence and intelligence is foundational for higher achievement and deep satisfaction in all realms of function: personal, interpersonal and professional. And it can be developed through a process of psych-education, practise of specific skills, undoing old emotional pain-patterning, and introspection, all of which Sara guides. Mental and Emotional hygiene is just as important to a rich and fulfilling life as caring for your body!
Join me to learn the hallmarks of emotional maturity
Albert Ellis pioneered the understanding that people’s beliefs strongly affected their emotional functioning and their subsequent behavior. In particular certain limiting (and inaccurate) beliefs made people feel depressed, anxious or angry and lead to self-defeating behaviors. There are also many cognitive distortions—ways that thinking gets warped from exposure to dysfunctional life circumstances.
To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose oneself—S Kierkegaard
This process is tailored to you, but will include an exploration of of the key players that allow or deny emotional maturity:
- Cognitive Distortions
- Defeating Defense Mechanisms
- Irrational and Limiting Beliefs
- Strengths and Resilience Quotient
- Capacity for Self Reflection
- Cherishing vs Loathing habits
- Reflective vs Reactive Ratio