How We Use Our Emotional Energies

By emrank

Our emotional energy has four categories. We all use each one from time to time. But we mainly use two. The way to balance your life is to be conscious of the two rarely used and make an effort to become stronger in these two lesser used energies. The four types of emotional energy are logic, relationship, grounding and creative.

(1)  Logic energy:

Description of logic energy:

Set goals

Organize

Have a plan of action

Analyze

Stressors of logic energy:

Lack of direction in meetings

Lack of focus

Unorganization

Snap decisions

Too much logic energy; may not listen to others enough

The opposite energy that will need to be developed is:

Relationship energy

To develop relationship energy, practice doing these:

Learn active learning from PET books by Thomas Gordon

Spend time getting in touch with your inner child for more sensitivity.

Spend time alone with another person reflecting back what the other person is saying (reflective listening)

(2)  Relationship energy:

Description of relationship energy:

Is aware of the impact of decisions on others

Stressors of relationship energy:

Isolation

Insensitive people

Criticism

People who use others for their own agenda

People-pleasing

Too much relationship energy; tends to be stressed from

Over-commitment

The opposite energy that will need to be developed is:

Logic energy

To develop relationship energy, practice doing these:

Choose a problem and spend time at the library to solve this problem

Measure distances and/or estimate materials for a project

Choose three general goals and develop five sub-goals for each one

(3) Grounding energy:

Description of grounding energy:

Believes in concrete solutions

Has need to help group come to decisions

Gathers information

Practical

Focuses on details

Bases their actions on observations

Stressors of grounding energy:

Doing several things at one time

Lack of action

Failing to reach a decision

Daydreamers

Unexpected changes

Requests for later decision time

Too much grounding energy: scopes too limited

The opposite energy that will need to be developed is:

creative energy

To develop grounding energy, practice doing these:

Make playing a daily activity; for example, make a cassette tape by copying your favorite songs, or keep crayons and coloring books handy

Keep an idea notebook and try using nucleus idea in a circle in the middle of the page and draw other circles with corresponding ideas

(4)  Creative energy:

Description of creative energy:

Detects possibilities for problem-solving easily

Stressors of creative energy:

Negative people

Meetings that produce no results

Rigidity

Lack of courage in making decisions

Too much creative energy; may be too impractical

The opposite energy that will need to be developed is:

Grounding energy

To develop grounding energy, practice doing these:

1. On regular basis, take walks concentrating on one of the five senses, such as listening, and then the next day, focus on another sense, such as smelling.

2. Do one thing at a time

3. Get out of your head

4. Celebrate your accomplishments frequently

5. Use autosuggestions; such as, I feel great!

6. Explore the world

7. Develop sensory skills

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