Emotional Competency

In this year of the goat the theme will be about being competent with our emotions. That has nothing to do with controlling them, repressing them, regulating them, or attempting to release them back into the wild.  It’s about being fluent in them, competent to use them just as we’ve (hopefully) become competent at driving our vehicles, using cutlery, and texting (butt dialing not withstanding.)  Last year most of us got schooled in what happens when we’re out of touch with our emotions or when we’re so unfamiliar with them that the best we can do is react to them or give up and let them sweep us away. …