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Who are Emotionally Intelligent People?

Emotional intelligence is the ability to navigate the murky world of emotions, and possessing it allows you to harness your emotions for positive results. This trait is an asset in the workplace, but it will also empower you to live a better, more balanced life. 



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Traits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People.

Traits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People.

  • Self Awareness
  • Emotional Regualtion.
  • Motivation.
  • Empathy.
  • Social Skills.
  • Self-Confidence.
  • Flexibility.
  • Resilience.
  • Good Judgements.


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Self Awareness.

Self Awareness.

They understand how their activities and emotions impact others' thoughts and behaviors.


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Emotional Regulation.

Emotional Regulation.

They can manage their emotions calmly in challenging situations without breaking down.


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They are very motivated by their own values and goals


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They can highly detect others' feelings and thus, act accordingly in order to make others feel better.


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Social Skills.

Social Skills.

They are quite skilled in building and maintaining strong relationships with other people.


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They trust their own abilities and have assurance about their capabilities.


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They have a strong mindset and can bounce back from problems and maintain a positive outlook.


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They can adapt to new changes & environments effectively.


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Good Judgements.

Good Judgements.

They make well-informed decisions and take people and every situation into account.


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Anyone can become angry—that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way—that is not easy.



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Four Skills for Emotional Intelligence

Four Skills for Emotional Intelligence

  • The ability to perceive emotions,
  • The ability to reason with emotions,
  • The ability to understand emotions &
  • The ability to manage emotions.


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Becoming aware of how we think and feel, and how our actions affect others, is a great foundation for building emotional intelligence.



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How to Become More Emotionally Intelligent

How to Become More Emotionally Intelligent

  • Mindfulness Technique,
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & 
  • Social and Emotional Learning.


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Mindfulness Techniques

Mindfulness Techniques

This can help you become more present with your thoughts and emotions.

For instance, instead of yelling at someone when you're upset, you might use a deep breathing technique to buy yourself some time, rethink your strategy, and react with more understanding.


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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

(CBT) is linked with improving emotional intelligence as well. This is a form of therapy in which people learn emotional regulation.

A therapist will teach you healthy coping mechanisms to use to handle difficult emotions and improve your relationships.


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Social & Emotional Learning Program.

Social & Emotional Learning Program.

SEL is implemented in some schools to teach kids how to be emotionally competent. There are also SEL programs for adults. SEL helps people develop their sense of identity, Strengthen communication skills, use empathy, and achieve personal goals.


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Hope you learned about Emotionally Active Individuals.

Hope you learned about Emotionally Active Individuals.

Emotionally intelligent people have a number of habits and behaviors that contribute to their ability to manage their own emotions and understand the feelings of others.

Do you know anyone who is keenly attuned to their own feelings, capable of expressing emotions in an appropriate way, as well as empathetic and understanding of how others are feeling? That person is probably a very emotionally intelligent individual.

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  1. Traits of HEI people.
  2. Habits of HEI people.
  3. Characteristics of HEI people.

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Emotionally intelligent people have a number of habits and behaviors that contribute to their ability to manage their own emotions and understand the feelings of others.

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