Why Emotional Intelligence Is In Decline

Key Points Emotional intelligence consists of four factors: well-being, self-control, emotionality, and sociability. The cross-temporal meta-analysis included 70 studies with nearly 17,000 participants. Three facets of emotional intelligence declined over time: well-being, self-control, and emotionality. Access to technology was associated with decreased well-being and self-control. New research appearing in the latest issue of the Journal… Continue reading Why Emotional Intelligence Is In Decline

What is Emotional Intelligence? Is it Real?

How often have you seen the phrase “Emotional Intelligence” or “EQ”? It has become one of the top searches on the internet today. WOW!! Now I have to ask the question – “Should I believe?”.   Well, we have to start somewhere, so let’s start at the beginning.  Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand, use, and… Continue reading What is Emotional Intelligence? Is it Real?

The Power of Self Talk

Through self-talk, you can develop a habit of richly embellishing experiences–for better or worse. Your mind is so powerful it can create a story that feels like it happened. In fact, you can tell a story that your mind doesn’t know if it really happened that way or not. Practice accepting `what is’. Great liberation… Continue reading The Power of Self Talk

Are you in a state of flow or resistance?

Emotions are what you experience, they are not who you are. Emotional intelligence helps you understand and manage your emotional experiences.   Do you depend on outside events to feel joy, peace, and confidence. While it’s good to celebrate joyous occasions in life, if you remain dependent on these events, you’ll find yourself in less control… Continue reading Are you in a state of flow or resistance?

Understanding Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

EQ matters as much as IQ regarding happiness and success in life. Learn how to increase your emotional intelligence to achieve your goals and have more meaningful relationships.   What is emotional intelligence or EQ? Emotional intelligence (otherwise known as emotional quotient or EQ) is the ability to understand, use, and manage your own emotions in… Continue reading Understanding Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Building Emotional Intelligence is Essential

Self-management To engage your EQ, you must utilize your emotions to make constructive decisions about your behavior.  Think about a time when stress overwhelmed you. How easy was it to make a rational decision or think clearly? Probably not. When you become stressed for longer periods, your ability to think clearly and accurately assess your… Continue reading Building Emotional Intelligence is Essential