Emotions

Four Indicators of a High Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is important because the more you understand these aspects of yourself, the better your mental health and social behaviour …

Emotional Intelligence

9 questions for Alain de Botton

The philosopher on emotional intelligence and the value of popular culture.<p>How do people form opinions? How do they reason their way through the world? What influences them? 9 Questions is an ongoing series that explores the intellectual habits of the most interesting thinkers in the world.<p>This …

Emotional Intelligence

Jurgen Klopp on being a "football romantic" and the emotion of You'll Never Walk Alone

<b>Jurgen Klopp has described himself as a “football romantic,” relishing the emotion of Liverpool’s Anfield anthem, You’ll Never Walk Alone.</b><p>Klopp is in …

Liverpool FC

Want to Succeed? First, Become Self-Aware

“Yes, but, it wasn’t my fault….”<p>“Yes, but, I didn’t know….”<p>“Yes, but, they said….”<p>That’s what Julie’s manager heard whenever he gave the new junior …

Emotional Intelligence

9 things bosses do that make great employees quit

LinkedIn Influencer Dr. Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn.<p>It's pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about — few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Terrible Habits That You Can Either Stop Now or Regret Later

What are the top bad habits to stop immediately or I'll regret big time later in life? the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Essential Steps to Stronger People Skills

If you are a person who is genuinely empathetic, chances are that you are going to end up being a very good people person...and sustain it forever.<p><i>How do you gain people skills? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Stop Yelling at Your Kids? Try These 3 Steps

If you yell at your kids, you’re not alone.<p>“You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.” —Dr. Bruce Banner<p>Remember the story of <i>The Incredible Hulk</i>? Scientist Bruce Banner accidentally exposes himself to lethal doses of gamma rays, and his DNA is restructured. Afterward, in times of anger or extreme …

Parenting

Science Says Displaying More of This Trait Improves Your Social Life

Need to lighten your step? Improve your relationships? Have better health? It's a shame so few ever practice this.<p>For 23 years, I have seen the best and worst of workplace behaviors. One of the worst is typified by people (especially leaders) with the knee-jerk reaction of "vengeance is mine!" when …

Psychology

How To Teach Your Child To Cope With Anger

Do you find your child lashing out? While your child is growing and still learning how to cope with anger, she may tend to instinctively use anger as a defense against physical and emotional pain. As her parent, there are many ways you can help your child through these emotional moments.<p>Here are …

Parenting

Are You Being Manipulated?

Source: Darlene Lancer<p>We all want to get our needs met, but manipulators use underhanded methods. Manipulation is a way to covertly influence someone …

Psychology

This is why you emotionally eat

We'd never thought about it like this...<p>We all know that emotions can affect your eating habits in one of two ways. It can either cause you to …

Emotional Intelligence

A Zen Philosopher Explains How to Rewire Your Brain to Cope With Negative Feelings

Everyone feels rushed and panicked at times, and that can result in feelings of negativity. So when we’re feeling overwhelmed, what can we do?<p>I came …

Happiness

Why I Always Cry On The First Day Of A New Experience, And That's OK

So far, every significant day in my 23 years of life has ended with me finding a private space to go and have a nice, hearty cry.<p>And when I say every …

Henrik Fisker teases more pictures of the EMotion EV

Luxe-green-vehicle pioneer Henrik Fisker said earlier this week that he will unveil a prototype of his EMotion electric vehicle this summer. He also reiterated that the car will have at least a 400-mile single-charge range. And he tweeted an image showing off the sedan's dihedral (also known as …

Electric Vehicles

Find Happiness Through Connection

Source: JohnHain/Pixabay<p>Getting along with others means connecting with them. The more you understand each other’s thoughts and feelings – and care …

Happiness

How well can you read other people's emotions? Take the test to find out

Do you consider yourself to have high emotional intelligence?<p>Being emotional intelligent means that, among other qualities, you are able to recognise how people are feeling based on their behaviour.<p>Studies suggest that having high emotional intelligence correlates with better mental health, being a …

Emotional Intelligence

13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

Emotional Intelligence

Reaching Students With Emotional Disturbances

In the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the term “emotional disturbance” encompasses significant challenges in a student’s …

Pedagogy

These 8 Success Factors are Most Impactful in your Life and Career

Cracking the question of what factors will best lead you to success can help you focus on the right areas of your personal development and make you …

Emotional Intelligence

This is how your bad mood can affect your dog

Your pet isn't immune to your emotions...<p>Our pets can be a huge source of emotional support and comfort in tough times, whether you give them a …

Pets

Emotion Regulation Skills Reduce Procrastination

The existing research makes it quite clear that procrastination is a problem with emotion regulation. When we face negative emotions like …

Procrastination

Are They Happy? Sad? Mad? Now Your Bot Can Find Out — Cheap

Gauging a chatbot user’s mood based on what they send is nothing new — Watson, Microsoft Text Analytics, and other high-end AI services provide …

Chatbots

3 Mental Habits That Will Make Any Hard Time More Bearable

Remember that saying "Life's tough; get a helmet" from the TV show <i>Boy Meets World</i>? Well, as we get older, life doesn't magically get easier. We …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Ways Sadness is Good for You

1) <b>It can improve your memory</b>. On rainy, unpleasant days that produce a blue mood, people have a much better recollection of details of objects. On …

Mindfulness

The evolutionary history of your incredibly awkward feelings

Excerpt: Awkward<p><i>The following is an excerpt from AWKWARD: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome.</i><p>Charles Darwin provided some of the early scientific insights about why humans would be wired for emotions. Darwin hypothesized that in the survival of the fittest, people had …

Psychology

On being “the nice one,” and learning how to (slowly) shake off that label

If you had to try and pin down exactly when it started, you might have trouble. Maybe it was because of a particular moment; something significant …

Are You Addicted to Being Judgy?

• 1<br>• 1<p>Of all the wondrous array of thoughts that are possible, negative judgments about ourselves and others are one of the mind’s compulsive obsessions. …

Mindfulness

Study Reveals Why so Many Kids Eat Emotionally

It turns out kids struggle with obesity from emotional eating just like adults, and a new longitudinal study out of Norway has attempted to figure …

Emotional Intelligence

Facial expressions: How brains process emotion

The amygdala has distinct neurons that judge the intensity and ambiguity of facial expressions, new research shows. Identifying the amygdala's role …

The Brain