Roots of Anxiety

Panic, sweating, racing thoughts, exhaustion, obsessive-compulsive behaviour, ruminating thoughts. Some of the painful, and exhausting symptoms of anxiety. In many cases, anxiety is accompanied by a strong inner-critic which places pressure on us to be perfect. It can also be accompanied by paranoia, depression and many other symptoms. If any of this rings a bell... Continue Reading →

Are You Able to Receive Correction?

There is power in accepting and receiving correction. I was talking with a pastor and he shared about his grandson who he was teaching to play golf. He said every time he was corrected or instructed he would get offended. I thought about several scriptures: Proverbs 15:5 - "A fool despises his father's instruction, but... Continue Reading →

Perseverance

We must persevere through everything, no matter what. I remember an earlier stage of my life that this certainly was not my M.O. My M.O. was more like, "when the going gets tough, close up shop and go get drunk." I literally lived this way for years. When anything didn't go perfect, the way I... Continue Reading →

Stillness: Use it or Lose it

With David Trementozzi Standing in the place of stillness, was it only a figment of my mind? Stillness is like a two-edged sword. Sometimes it has a way of nurturing our faith and sensitizing us to the presence of God. While at others, it feels painfully uncomfortable and we want nothing to do with it.... Continue Reading →

A Word From EIS

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” - Dr. Martin Luther King As all of us attempt to deal with the raw realities of current events, we at EIS want to say that we are acutely aware of the trauma and pain... Continue Reading →

Know What You Don’t Know

The things you don’t know obviously outweigh what you do know. But when you are ego driven, you have a need you think, to know everything and have answers all the time. Especially a Melancholy who hates to appear incompetent. Or the Choleric who fully believes they “know”. Two old sayings come to mind. “... Continue Reading →

Discovering Your Purpose

If you find yourself shuffling through your 20’s, 30’s, 40’s (or even later) and feeling the disappointment of not knowing your life purpose, be assured there’s still time. You may be surprised to discover you actually have more in common with people you have admired that seem to have achieved finding their purpose and have... Continue Reading →

True Leadership

The qualities of a leader and the workplace community. A basic premise the leader must hold in building new business communities is that everyone is creative and each person has a unique contribution to make to the “whole.” So, a leader should be dynamic enough to creatively engage the community’s energy and stay committed to the desired... Continue Reading →

Dealing With Pride and Arrogance

Perhaps, one of the hardest things to recognize in ourselves is our pride. Pride can lead us to be only concerned with ourselves, seek recognition to exalt ourselves, and speak constantly without listening. You might as well have seen many arrogant people around you. They are always preoccupied with their ego, and probably, you’re struggling... Continue Reading →

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