Melissa Katz’s Monthly Mantra

Emotional Intelligence

  Emotional Intelligence (known as EQ or EI) is the ability to recognize one’s own and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different feelings and label them appropriately, and to use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior. In his […]


Get Your Priorities Straight!

Committing to a course of action, or anything for that matter is a huge step in the right direction. But it’s not enough. To succeed one has to set priorities and know what you stand for. If things are high […]


Commitment Leads to Success

When my daughter began making excuses saying she was too tired to go to her dancing classes, I started thinking about what commitment really means in the context of achieving your goals, taking responsibility for your choices and following through […]


Your Perception

Perception refers to the interpretation of what we take into our senses. The way we perceive our environment, interpret it and make sense of what we see, hear, taste, touch and smell is all dependent on interpretation. The Hebrew Talmud […]