EQ ++ is a podcast on incrementally increasing your emotional intelligence. Using specific examples from college life, college students, and leading experts at Cornell University they will dissect the what, why and how of emotional intelligence.
Why should you bother being interested in influencing other people’s emotions? The short story is to be a better human being… Wow, that’s a lofty goal but it’s totally attainable with EQ.
Investing effort into understanding other people’s emotions has powerful impacts. Just knowing what’s going on in a team or with a friend will help you impact your relationships.
3B. Self-Regulation (Part II)
You now have some tools to determine what your emotions are and why you should regulate, now the team will share just some of the many productive ways you can regulate your emotions. Should you exercise or meditate, should you share or keep to yourself?
3A. Self-Regulation (Part I)
Once you have identified your emotion and are ready to get to the next step, you’ll find getting to regulation isn’t easy. Sometimes you need to evaluate what to do next, where do you need to be.
What can we learn from just examining our emotions? If someone asked you, “what’s wrong” do you respond “I dunno”? Maybe you don’t know why you are impatient, angry or sullen. Should you even bother being aware of your emotions – we think so.
1. What are Emotions
What are emotions and where do they come from – physically and psychologically? Why should we examine our emotions? How can examining emotions, ours and others, affect what we do.