Archive for Author: robert.gordon@imagocenterdc.com

What Makes You Happy At Work?

I was recently asked to identify the key factors that make employees satisfied and engaged on the job. Two theories came to mind, and both have proved themselves true in my experience in human performance improvement in a number...

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Emotional Freedom Technique

Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT, integrates ancient Asian healing traditions with contemporary Western clinical psychology by combining acupressure (digital pressure applied to acupuncture points) with imaginal exposure (i.e., mental imagery) to traumatic or conflicted feelings, memories, or images. EFT...

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What Makes A Good Marriage?

I recently read an article in which the author wrote, “I don’t know what makes a good marriage.” It was an advice piece on marriage. That we come out of primary, secondary, and post-secondary education with no instruction in...

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Our Search for Meaning

If only holiday happiness was delivered with the certainty of holiday gifts. Contrary to the joy that the holidays invite, some of us become painfully aware of the incongruity between the ideals of love, kindness, and connection and the...

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Soul Mate Closer Than You Think?

Some people torture themselves over whether their marriage was a “mistake.” They second guess themselves endlessly about whether they’ve settled for less than the relationship they were supposed to have. The most common cause for their doubt is the...

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Re-Romanticize Your Partnership

According to ancient Chinese wisdom, summer is the season for partnership, warmth, joy and passion. Bring summer’s fire to your relationship by doing this exercise with your partner: On separate sheets of paper each write the heading, “I feel...

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