Our emotions

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence also known as EI is primarily something to do with our emotions and how to react to certain situations. EI is our ability to control and manage our emotions in a positive way to improve our communications with others. EI is also they way we use and understand our emotions to improve relationships and avoid potential conflict with others.


  1. SELF-AWARENESS: The ability to recognize and understand one’s own emotions, strengths, weaknesses, values, and motivations.

  2. SELF-REGULATION: The ability to manage and control one’s own emotions, impulses, and behaviors, and adapt to changing circumstances.

  3. MOTIVATION: The ability to be driven by a sense of purpose, to set and achieve goals, and to persevere in the face of obstacles.

  4. EMPATHY: The ability to understand and share the emotions of others, and to see things from their perspective.

  5. SOCIAL SKILLS: The ability to communicate effectively, build and maintain relationships, resolve conflicts, and work well in teams.

How to improve our emotional Intelligence


Develop self-regulation:

Self-regulation is the ability to manage and control your emotions. Try to identify your triggers and practice techniques like deep breathing, mindfulness, or meditation to help you manage your emotions.


Improve social skills:

Social skills are crucial in building and maintaining relationships. Work on your communication skills, active listening, conflict resolution, and other social skills to improve your relationships with others.


Practice empathy:

Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. Make an effort to see things from other people's perspectives and practice active listening to better understand their emotions.

Good Reads on EQ

What Is Emotional Intelligence and Its Importance

By Nikita Duggal


By Lauren Landry

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace: What You Should Know

By Colin Baker

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