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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

by Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman

"In true sense, we have two minds, one that thinks, and one that feels."

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Self Awareness

 Being self-aware simply means that you’re able to recognize and label your feelings.

For example, when children learn to speak, they usually need to be given the vocabulary first, so if your son is angry because you’re not letting him have candy before dinner, he’ll know...

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Self Regulation

An important part of the EQ equation is emotional self-regulation.

For example, when you sit in your office and hear a sudden, loud bang, like the sound of an explosion, your emotional processing center will perceive it as a threat and put your body in alert mode. But when your rat...

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Emotional Intelligence in your professional life

IQ is usually what we think determines success. But Goleman’s research led him to believe that EQ, emotional intelligence, is just as, if not more important, to find happiness.

For example, in the world of business and careers, students with higher levels of empathy seem to get bett...

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Two ways to boost your emotional intelligence

Here are two really cool exercises to increase your emotional intelligence:

  1. Mirror other people’s body language: This first exercise will not only help you connect better with the person across the table, it’ll also make you more emotionally self-aware. It’s one of tho...

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