5 Powerful Ways To Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

Are you ignoring your emotions or using them to grow?

1. Practice observing how you feel

Developing your self-awareness is key. The most emotional intelligent people always have an amazing ability to be honest with themselves about their feelings and emotions.

2. Become aware of non-verbal communication

Our emotional state plays a huge part in how we communicate with others. When verbal and non-verbal signals do not match, it creates distrust, misunderstandings and confusion.

3. Pay attention to your behavior and take full responsibility for it

Notice how you act when you’re experiencing certain emotions, and how that affects your relationships and your day-to-day life.

4. Practice empathy: recognize emotions in others

Being empathetic means that we understand not only the circumstances of someone else, but also the feelings that those circumstances may cause.

5. Get clear about your values

Honestly, I hadn’t even thought about this point until I read this article by Mark Manson, in which he raises a very important question:

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