Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the #1 determinate of success.

Quick Facts:

  • Emotional intelligence (EQ) refers to awareness, management of one’s own emotions and awareness and influence of the emotions of others.
  • Similar to how each person has an intellectual intelligence (IQ) they also have an emotional intelligence (EQ).
  • Originally thought IQ was predicate of success. However, people with lower IQs were repeatedly outperforming their higher IQ counterparts. EQ was the reason.
  • Not just for work, EQ is for if you want to succeed in every area of life.

This Thought Habit Is a Sign of Low Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Blaming is a cognitive distortion. Meaning, it’s a thinking style common among those with depression and anxiety. Blaming is when we: think other people are responsible for our emotions; or think outside factors are the cause for our stress/failure/etc.; or take on responsibility for other people’s emotions or things outside of our control. Blaming andContinue reading “This Thought Habit Is a Sign of Low Emotional Intelligence (EQ)”

7 Examples of Emotional Reasoning and 11 Ways It’s Keeping You Stuck

Emotional reasoning is when you determine that how you feel defines reality. So even if you don’t have any proof, you assume something is either true or false because you feel it is. Emotional reasoning is different than intuition or gut instinct. Intuition is a communication from the unconscious mind. Emotional reasoning is the inabilityContinue reading “7 Examples of Emotional Reasoning and 11 Ways It’s Keeping You Stuck”

Want to Rise to a Higher Level of Consciousness? Here’s How

If you want to rise to a higher level of consciousness you need to stop defining yourself by your thoughts and your emotions. Unfortunately, most people currently define themselves by their thoughts and emotions without even realizing it. For example: “I’m angry” or “I feel like it’s true so it must be true.” It’s becomeContinue reading “Want to Rise to a Higher Level of Consciousness? Here’s How”

7 Steps to Increase Your Confidence and Self-Love

Labeling is a common thinking distortion. A thinking distortion is when our perception is skewed. So we don’t see reality, we see a spin on reality. And that spin is usually negative. Labeling is negative and wreaks havoc on your mental and emotional well-being. Especially your confidence, self-worth, self-esteem and self-love. Labels keep you stuckContinue reading “7 Steps to Increase Your Confidence and Self-Love”

If Someone Says This They’re Trying to Manipulating You

People have been emotionally manipulating others for ages. Probably since the beginning of time. Maybe they do it without realizing. Or maybe they think it’s OK. Whatever the case, they’re going to keep doing it until we no longer fall for it. A popular form of manipulation is either-or statements. But they don’t need toContinue reading “If Someone Says This They’re Trying to Manipulating You”

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