One is born with emotional intelligence.
Emotional intelligence does not concern other people.
Emotional intelligence is developed.
One needs formal schooling to have emotional intelligence.
You can understand the emotions, needs, and concerns of other people, pick up on emotional cues, feel comfortable socially, and recognize the power dynamics in a group or organization.
You’re able to control impulsive feelings and behaviors, manage your emotions in healthy ways, take the initiative, follow through on commitments, and adapt to changing circumstances.
You recognize your own emotions and how they affect your thoughts and behavior, know your strengths and weaknesses, and have self-confidence.
You know how to develop and maintain good relationships, communicate clearly, inspire and influence others, work well in a team, and manage conflict.
It can increase one’s salary.
It can decrease depression.
It can increase IQ.
It is a major predictor of financial success.
Increasing leadership skills to control your followers.
Directing peers and colleagues to express what is on their minds.
Being honest in all situations, even if it will result in conflicts.
Use of nonverbal behavior in connecting with others.
Identifying and maximizing sensory stimuli that soothe and energizes a person.
By excessively indulging in a favorite hobby.
Confronting the person who is a source of your stress.
Letting all anger out by shouting, hitting something, or engaging in sports.
Realizing that you are stressed.
Identifying how you cope with stress.
Indulging in soothing or relaxing activities.
Maintaining physical and emotional health at all times.
Listening to music
Enjoy a movie
Going on a food binge
A dominant personality
Unhappy childhood experiences
Poor academic performance
Lack of parental attachment
Keeping quiet when conflicts are happening
Letting emotions shift from negative to positive and vice versa, depending on the situation.
Recognizing and experiencing distinct emotions.
Channeling negative emotions to physical activities.