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Emotional Intelligence (EQ)


Emotional intelligence is an often overlooked yet invaluable area of personal resilience and development.

"We define emotional intelligence as the subset of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one's own and others' feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them and to use this information to guide one's thinking and actions." -Profs Peter Salovey & John Mayer

Here's a useful article conceptualizing emotional intelligence and how it can be purposefully cultivated.

Yakov Barton, PhD