Self awareness factor
-pay attention to others facial expressions
-admit when distracted and use a word to get back on track
-pay attention to small details
Emotional balance factor
-keep a detailed emotional journal for a week or two to strengthen your emotional vocabulary.
-start becoming more aware of your own personal emotional baseline, highs and lows.
-broaden your perspective to grow your opportunity radar.
-empathy- the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
-do something new once per week (try a new food, learn meaning of a few new words, etc).
-after a setback, slow down for a moment, take a deep breath, try to find the source of the mistake, once you find it adjust behavior accordingly and move forward.
-do yoga and meditate
-become more aware of your thoughts. Imagine them flowing by like water in a stream. You can detach from them and focus on the emotional tone behind them. You’ll start to see the patterns of emotions and actions. Recognizing them is the first step to changing them.
Brain care factor
-eat fish weekly
-eat fruit daily (apples/blueberries)
-drink unfiltered juices (apple juice daily)