General EQ

eq tribute to the Royal Gate at Buckingham Palace in London

An Emotionally Intelligent (EQ) Tribute to The Queen

It was a fitting EQ tribute Monday, September 19, to the woman who served as Queen of England for 70 years–one might even say an emotionally intelligent tribute. By all accounts, social competence was in order throughout the pomp and circumstance as Queen Elizabeth II had been involved in planning the entire 10 days of […]

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Learn how to deal with toxic people

How Emotionally Intelligent People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are oblivious to their negative effects on others, while some enjoy causing chaos and provoking people. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress. The Effects of Stress on the Brain Studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting, negative impact on the brain.

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challenges successful people overcome

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Here are a few challenges successful people overcome and how they do it. Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome. It’s truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Their ability to let go of negativity boosts their confidence in the face of hardship, which otherwise holds so

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7 Things That Happen When You Learn to Be Alone

7 Incredible Things That Happen Once You Learn To Be Alone

We live in a world of constant contact—a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces. And, rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are put in groups. It seems that a never-ending “ping” has become our

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14 things successful people do daily

14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day

Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive. “Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” – Vaibhav ShahKevin Kruse is

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9 habits of emotionally intelligent people

9 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now

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8 habits on how to be considerate

8 Habits of Considerate People

Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, “Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.” It’s true. Being kind and considerate softens people and makes them malleable to your way of thinking. But I see another meaning there, too. I think he’s also saying that being considerate of others is an integral part of what

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how complaining rewires your brain

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

How complaining rewires your brain – your brain loves efficiency and likes to avoid unnecessary work. Repeating a behavior like complaining makes your neurons branch out, easing information flow. This makes it much easier to repeat that behavior in the future—so easy, in fact, that you might not even realize you’re doing it. Research shows

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Signs of a Psychological and Emotional Manipulator

9 Signs You’re Dealing With an Emotional Manipulator

We all are familiar with what it feels like to be at the mercy of an emotional manipulator. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much. A few years ago, Facebook, in conjunction with researchers from Cornell and the University of California, conducted an experiment in which they

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Signs of low emotional intelligence & how to handle it

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source of success. Decades of research now

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