Emotional response control is a powerful approach to master. Have you noticed how some people seem to glide through life effortlessly. Never getting ruffled. They never seem to let anyone else, “Push their buttons.” They very likely have high emotional intelligence, and they will be applying effective emotional response control strategies. Anyone can learn such … Continue reading Emotional Response Control
I had to properly stop and recharge at the end of last year. The last few years have been brutal and for a variety of reasons which I’m not going to recount here. Not only me of course, pretty much everyone has been under the same cosh. I do love to work hard, and this … Continue reading Stop and Recharge
Picture the scene. You are out and about, on your own or perhaps with loved ones or friends. You are going about your day and feeling good. Seemingly out of nowhere all of this changes. Something happens or someone does something which makes you so angry you find yourself instantly raging and out of control. … Continue reading Emotional Triggers
What is self-regulation? Self-regulation is the second pillar of emotional intelligence or EI. Hopefully, you’ll recall that emotional intelligence comprises four pillars: self-awareness, self-regulation, understanding others and managing relationships. You could check out my “Emotional Intelligence is vital” post for more insight. Regulation, in the sense we will use it, means the control of a … Continue reading Self-regulation & EI
What is self-awareness? Self-awareness, or awareness of self if you prefer, is the first pillar of emotional intelligence. Self-awareness really is the key to everything in Emotional Intelligence terms. Hopefully, you’ll recall that emotional intelligence comprises four pillars: self-awareness, self-regulation, understanding others and managing relationships. You could check out my “Emotional Intelligence is vital” post … Continue reading Self-awareness & EI
Who needs Emotional Intelligence? What is Emotional Intelligence or EI? Why does it matter so much? Why does it make good sense to get a handle on it? Some people get it, and they thrive. Some get it and for one reason or another don’t use it. Others don’t get it at all and, if … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence is Vital!