Category: emotional intelligence
People who say “be kind, you don’t know what someone else is going through” lack this key understanding of emotional intelligence
Let’s talk about how to use emotional intelligence to actually induce change and influence kindness.
How to influence people in relationships and at work
Influencing others is when you lead by example. Show people why doing a specific thing is important and then let them make their own decision.
Everything you need to know about a harsh inner critic, and how to stop it
Inner critics are bullies. Here is everything you need to know about harsh inner critics and how to stop it in a quick 2 minute read.
Viewing emotions on a spectrum will improve your mental health. Here’s how
Emotional spectrum We need to look at emotions differently if we want to be happy. Not on a scale of good or bad, but by the degree to which they serve us. Because life is complex, each emotion serves us differently in different situations. Is being angry going to serve you? Well, that depends. Say…
3 ways to awareness and why you need it
In order to successfully navigate life we need to be aware of who we are. This includes having a strong understanding of our thoughts and emotions and how we manage them. Unfortunately, we aren’t encouraged or taught how to be self-aware. Instead, we are encouraged to ignore our emotions and we are taught unproductive thinking…
5 steps to effective anger management
“Rage that has nowhere to go is redirected against the self, in the form of depression, self-hatred, and self-destructive actions.” Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D. “The Body Keeps the Score” If you are human living in 2021 it’s likely you are encouraged to stuff down your emotions or you weren’t allowed to express your emotions…
This 4 letter question may be used to provoke you
“Can you handle it?” can be toxic and used to provoke you. Here’s how to respond in a confident and empowered way.
Check-in When You Want to Check Out
Check-ins help us connect with our emotions. This is a powerful skill that will continue to strengthen the more you do it.
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: Blaming and Low Emotional Intelligence When you blame others, you get stuck in finding where to place blame instead of focusing on growth and achieving goals. When you blame outside factors, you limit yourself…
7 Examples of Emotional Reasoning and 11 Ways It’s Keeping You Stuck
Emotional reasoning is when you let how you feel define reality. So even if you don’t have proof, you believe something to be true or false because you feel it is.