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15 Important High Emotional Intelligence Benefits

15 Important High Emotional Intelligence Benefits 0

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to excel in their personal and professional lives, while others struggle to find success?

The answer may lie in their level of emotional intelligence.

Emotional intelligence, or EQ, is a term that has gained significant attention in recent years. It refers to your ability to understand, use, manage, and express your emotions, as well as the ability to recognize and understand the emotions of others. 

I have been helping people build their emotional intelligence for decades. I am more and more convinced that it is the key to personal happiness, successful relationships, and healthy communities. 

In this article, we will explore the research-based benefits of having a high emotional intelligence quotient. So, if you're curious about how emotional intelligence can benefit you, keep reading to discover the key advantages it offers.

 

Guilt v Shame: What's the Difference?

Guilt v Shame: What's the Difference? 0

Shame, guilt, and regret are emotional siblings that help point out where we’re going wrong. They have the potential to make your life better and better. They also have the potential of weighing you down. 

Part of being human is making mistakes. The question isn’t whether you’ll make mistakes. The question is: what will you do with your mistakes? 

This post will help you put your mistakes into perspective and turn associated guilt or regret into tools for upleveling your life. It will also help you let go of shame that binds you. 

Paternal Postpartum Depression in Men: What You Need to Know

Paternal Postpartum Depression in Men: What You Need to Know 0

Postpartum depression in men is a real and often overlooked issue. Discover the signs, symptoms, and valuable resources in this helpful guide.

Military Service Toxic Exposure: Mental Health Risks

Military Service Toxic Exposure: Mental Health Risks 0

The men and women who serve in our military make a multitude of sacrifices. Even when not involved directly in combat, they are often exposed to many health risks and dangers that those in the civilian world rarely face. These risks are not only physical but also come in the form of exposure to toxic substances which have been found to affect mental health.

Although underreported, conditions such as anxiety, phobias, and PTSD can develop as a consequence of toxic exposure. To facilitate a greater understanding of this phenomenon, this article will explore the link between military service, toxic exposure, and the development of depression, anxiety, phobias, and PTSD and the mechanisms that increase the likelihood of experiencing such mental health conditions.
Depression in Men: It Happens More Than You Think

Depression in Men: It Happens More Than You Think 0

Women are thought to be twice as likely as men to be depressed, but that doesn’t fit with men’s disproportionate representation in “deaths of despair” (males are 72% of alcohol abuse deaths, 70% of drug overdoses, and 80% of suicides).

Could it be that the psychology field has a flawed system for identifying depression? Some (including me) say yes.

Turns out, depression symptoms were defined by the way that women typically react to, and display, depression. Depression in men may look different.

Mental Health and Partner Abuse Resources for Men

Mental Health and Partner Abuse Resources for Men 0

There aren't a lot of online mental health and partner abuse resources that are geared to men, so I'm putting together a resource list. 

I'll be adding to the list as I find more resources.