Boosting Your Emotional Intelliengence

As the concept of emotional intelligence has gone global, we’ve watched professionals founder as they try to improve their emotional intelligence (or EI) because they either don’t know where to focus their efforts or they haven’t understood how to improve these skills on a practical level. In our...

Unbreakable

Situated in the foothills of the volcano Atacazo, in Ecuador, there is a small community called Guamaní. Life is not easy for people in this area. The lack of basic living services and difficult access to the community through narrow, steep bush trails force families to walk many miles every day to get around. For the Maza Family, a young married couple, the situation worsened when they had their first son, Alexis.   “We were very young when I got...

Fighting With Hope

I love the color red. Red is a strong and vibrant color. It’s the color of love; of the tomatoes that are in my favorite food, pizza; and of the noses of the clowns who visit us at hospital. It’s the color of the traffic lights that indicate cars should stop. It’s the color of blood coming out of my veins every time I need to do my exams in the hospital. Maybe that’s why – while most other girls...