Emotions can give important information, but they can also mislead us, such as feeling anger when our spouse points out a problem and asks us to correct it.
Emotionally intelligent people listen to all their emotions but never overvalue them. They don't put blind trust in any of them.
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Compassion is what we focus on for emotional intelligence.
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.
Assertive communication allows us to take responsibility for ourselves and our actions without judging or blaming other people.
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The emotionally intelligent person knows how to stay calm during stressful situations.
They don't make impulsive decisions and understand that in times of conflict the goal is a resolution.
Emotionally intelligent people make sure they understand what is being said before responding.
They also pay attention to the nonverbal details of a conversation. This prevents misunderstandings, allows the listener to respond properly and shows respect for the person they are speaking to.
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