Being a human in the 21st century is really complicated --- exciting and stressful almost always at the same time. Emotional intelligence begins with understanding that we have primal brains and no matter how modern we think we are, our brains still react as if it was 10,000 years ago.
The fact is our brains are alert
all the time to help us
fight or flight so that we stay alive. Fact: The brain does not reach full adulthood until age 25
Fact: No matter how old you are, your primal brain is alive and thriving and can be ruining your experience of your life
WHAT IS EQ?
THE ABILITY TO
STOP USING YOUR PRIMAL BRAIN
HANDLE WHATEVER HAPPENS TO YOU BRILLIANTLY!
Emotional Intelligence is being able to listen, question, respond and stay calm at the same time.
Fact: Your life is made up of four things -- thoughts, feelings, beliefs and experiences
Action: Observe all your thoughts, feelings and beliefs that occur in REACTION to what is happening
Action: Shift perspective on what is the truth for you about your thoughts, feelings and beliefs
Action: Create ALL your experiences by actions based on your new insights into your thoughts, feelings and beliefs
Outcome: Handle yourself brilliantly all the time with higher EQ!