This Is How To Increase Emotional Intelligence
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It's the ability to accurately perceive your own and others’ emotions, to understand the signals that emotions send about relationships, and to manage your own and others’ emotions.
The 5 components of EI
There are 3 types of empathy:
People who have a high degree of self-awareness recognize how their feelings affect them, other people, and their job performance.
The ability to control and regulate your emotions in spite of bad moods and emotional impulses.
If you feel your emotions surging, turn your attention to your breath. Focus on it going in and out. When your mind wanders, return your attention to your breath. Give it 10-20 seconds at first. Neuroscience says even a little bit can calm those feelings and get your head on straight.
Having an intrinsic desire to achieve and accomplish things.
Boost your motivation by tracking your accomplishments. Keep a list of everything you’ve accomplished today where you can see it.
The ability to understand the emotional makeup of other people.
There are three distinct types of empathy:
Compassion is what we focus on for EI.
Social skills - the ability to build rapport and manage relationships — with a goal in mind.
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