Emotional Intelligence

Refers to skills, capabilities and competencies that influence a person’s ability to succeed copying with environmental demands and is composed of 5 dimensions

  1. Self awareness- ability to be aware of who you are
  2. Self management – ability to manage one s own emotions and impulses
  3. Self motivation– ability to persist in the face of setbacks and failures
  4. Empathy– ability to sense how others feel
  5. Social skills- ability to handle the emotions of others

HOW TO CONTROL NEGATIVE EMOTIONS

  1. Seeking counseling
  2. Praying
  3. Relaxation
  4. Exercising
  5. Being confident
  6. Accepting that things happen naturally identifying problematic emotions
  7. Talking to friends
  8. Delaying your reactions

VALUES ASSOCIATED WITH EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

  1. Humility– allow to consult and seek help when dealing with problematic emotions
  2. Tolerance– you will not easily get emotional about other people’s opinions e.g. becoming angry
  3. Respect- you will not insult/ Harm or show any form of disrespect to yourself and others because of your emotions, you will learn to control your emotions

IMPORTANCE OF EMOTIONAL CONFIDENCE

  1. it is important to manage our emotions properly because our emotions affect our behavior
  2. our emotions affect our decision making
  3. our emotions affect our interpersonal relationships
  4. it leads to improved health through avoiding stress



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