Emotional Labour: The Invisible Burden
This feeling of being expected to manage your emotions while remembering to remember everything else is something that a lot of women can relate. However, most people don't recognize Emotional Labour as 'work'. Read on to find out what Emotional Labour is and why it a burden, both physically and emotionally
Being Emotionally Intelligent in today's world
Emotional intelligence is the capacity to be self aware, be in control, and express one's emotions in a healthy and effective manner. It helps to have a healthy balance of emotional as well as academic intelligence. Let’s explore why this is…
What is Emotional Intelligence?
Emotional intelligence can be described as the capacity to be self aware, be in control, and express one's emotions in a healthy and effective manner. It helps us handle important interpersonal relationships with empathy and better self awareness. Let us look at the various ways it can benefit us.
Is it Time to Let Go
Some relationships are not made in heaven and certainly not meant to last "till death do us apart" . If you think you are in such a relationship, it might be better to pull the plug now rather than regretting it later. Of course, like most things in life, it is easier said than done - there are several reasons why people stick on in impossible relationships, perhaps hoping for a miracle that would make things better
Sharing Household Responsibilities
In order to avoid putting your relationship at risk, and to avoid feeling as if you are doing everything in the house, it is important to share household responsibilities with your spouse. While this might sound like a good deal, getting partners to happily participate in household work is not always an easy task. Effectively communicating your perspective and planning mutually convenient schedules are the keys to working around this concern.
What assertiveness is
Some of us have been told that we need to be more assertive, yet we wonder if that is really something that we want for ourselves. There is a tendency to confuse assertiveness with aggressiveness - a quality that is not desirable in healthy relationships. This article should help clarify the difference between assertive, aggressive and passive behaviour.