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5 Emotional Blindspots Most People Never Notice

Go For Values, Not Emotions When Making Decisions

Emotions provide us signals and sometimes those can be incorrect. It is better to let your values be your guiding light and ignore a few emotional signals of discomfort.

Good things have some costs involved. If we want the best things in life, we have to pay the price, and sometimes it requires us to feel bad too.

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Emotions like fear or sadness feel bad. People with low emotional intelligence criticize themselves, thinking it is wrong to feel afraid. Or shameful to feel sad.

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Trying to control your emotions

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Emotionally intelligent people see emotions as messengers. They validate them even if they don't like the content of the message.