THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: The Eclipse, The Future and the EQ of Caring

Something about this week’s solar eclipse has me thinking about the future of humanity. The sun strangely disappearing on Monday reminds us all that anything can happen. We are, after all, at the mercy of the natural world. The eclipse seems like a good reason to imagine future societies and the role of caregivers in ...

The Canadian Progressive: Compassion creates happiness, freedom and better relationships

Kozo Hattori, a writer and counselor, explains how compassion creates happiness, freedom from gender stereotypes, and better relationships with others. The post Compassion creates happiness, freedom and better relationships appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

Melissa Fong: Emotional Intelligence? Can you tell the expression just by their eyes? QUIZ!

It is remarkable how humans can understand emotions.  Many of you know that the way to tell a person’s emotions is within their eyes.  Forget the smile on their face- […]

350 or bust: TED Talk Tuesday: Follow Your Curiosity

In this talk from a 2012 TEDx conference at the University of Florida, Morris Morrison talks about the subjective nature of what it means to be successful, drawing on his life story to show how even in the bleakest circumstances we can count on our instincts and curiosity to guide us to safety. Morrison challenges ...