Explore the Logic of Passion
Developing the essential social skills to recognize, interpret, and
respond constructively to emotions in yourself and others.
But passion has logic. Emotions obey their own peculiar rules that we can study, understand, listen to, learn from, master, and even enjoy. How well can you interpret what your emotions are telling you? The purpose of these web pages
How successfully do you respond to emotions in yourself and others? Improving your emotional competency can provide important benefits throughout many aspects of your life. It can increase the satisfaction you have with relationships while it increases your gratification and contentment with the many simple events in your life. It can give you greater insight and help you better understand the motives and actions of yourself and others. You can free yourself from anger, hate, resentment, vengeance, and other destructive emotions that cause hurt and pain. This will reduce much of the stress in your life. You can feel relief and enjoy greater peace-of-mind, autonomy, intimacy, dignity, passion, and wisdom as you engage more deeply with others. Increasing your tolerance and compassion can lead to an authentic optimism and a well-founded confidence, based on your better understanding and interpretation of what-is.
Passion + Reason = Constructive Action. This is the essence of emotional competency.
As your emotional competency increases, you may experience a variety of positive transformations in your life. Destructive behavior patterns of the past may transform into more constructive behavior as you begin to solve the mysterious puzzle of human interactions and gain a quiet and confident understanding of them. Anxiety may yield to more peaceful, tranquil, and contented feelings as your understanding increases. You may become less isolated as you learn authentic expression and become more engaged with others you now enjoy relating to. You may feel more confident and powerful, and less confused, frustrated, and powerless. Overall you can transform from confused to confident; from clueless to comprehending and enlightened, from fragmented to coherent, from shallow to deep, from cold to passionate, and from oppressed to liberated as you become your authentic self.
A study guide provides a guided tour through the pages of this website.
We hope this information helps increase your emotional competency, enhances your life experience, and contributes to your humanity. Please visit our Emotional Competency group on facebook. We welcome your comments on this work in progress, and invite you to consider these quotations:
“Resentment is like taking poison and hoping the other person dies.” ~ St. Augustine
“He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.” ~ Michel de Montaigne
“Unexpressed feelings of appreciation and commendation are like undelivered letters.” ~ Michael Josephson
“Lasting peace will come only from a profound understanding of violence.” ~ Leland R. Beaumont
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“There are paths of progress other than growth. There can be more to life than more.” ~ Leland R. Beaumont
“Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.” ~
“All of history is the quest for dignity.” ~ Leland R. Beaumont
“Unresolved emotional pain is the great contagion of our time—of all time.” ~ Marc Ian Barasch
“Dignity for all before status for any one.” ~ Leland R. Beaumont
“First-person viewpoint is the fundamental asymmetry of humanity.” ~ Leland R. Beaumont
Passion is the spice of life
Peace on Earth, Goodwill Toward All
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