Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.
Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize your emotions, understand what they're telling you, and realize how your emotions affect people around you. It also involves your perception of others: when you understand how they feel, this allows you to manage relationships more effectively.
Emotional intelligence is important in various aspects of our life such as relationships, career, mental health, and decision making.
Whether you like it or not, being older doesn't mean you are emotionally intelligent. Someone younger than you can be more emotionally intelligent than you.
Self- Awareness ( the ability to understand and check your state of emotion)
Self-Regulation ( the ability to regulate or control your emotions and impulses)
Optimism ( the ability to think of the best)
* Be more open and accepting of others perspectives and needs.
* Be aware of your thoughts and feelings when talking with others.
* Examine how you react to stressful situations.
* Be optimistic.
* Be humble. ( Humility leads to greatness)
* Maintain your overall hea...
If you feel like you can't control your emotions at times and you face moments of intense sadness, hopelessness and mental breakdowns, talk to a professional as quickly as possible.
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