“Emotional Intelligence is the ability to monitor one’s feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one’s thinking and action.” – Salovey & Mayer – Emotional Management Tool Kit Despite good intentions, we often resort to less effective and sustainable tactics to manage emotional experiences. These may include blocking… Continue reading 10 Emotional Management Strategies
When we strive to live a healthy life, we think mostly of losing weight, being more active, or eating healthy. While these things will contribute to our overall well-being, they might not deal with some of the issues we prefer to neglect- emotional and mental health. You might find yourself wondering why these two aspects of… Continue reading Are mental health and emotional health the same?
Learning your “Emotion Scores” Emotions are constantly in flux between flow and resistance states. When we say “emotional score,” we mean the overall levels of your emotional state. Practicing Emotional intelligence helps with understanding those states and managing yourself. With high emotional intelligence, you can switch your default emotional state to the one you desire… Continue reading Learning about Emotion
Energy is frequency. All frequencies carry information. Thoughts are the language of the brain. Feelings are the language of the body. How you think and how you feel creates your state of being. Emotions are telling. Positive energy emotions bring with them the truth; negative energy emotions bring the non-truth. Emotional patterns of the past… Continue reading Your Emotional Guidance System
Emotional intelligence is a fairly new term in the psychological and mental wellness space, with its inception only beginning in 1990. Though it may seem like an informal term exchanged within the mental wellness community, it’s actually an extensively studied topic in research. Since its recent inception at Yale, EI’s definition has been expanded and… Continue reading What is Emotional Intelligence? A mini Take
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
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?
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
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?
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)