emotional intellegence

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Lauren Gurican Child Psychology Emotional Intelligence Emotional Intelligence is essentially emotional awareness. It is the ability to recognize and effectively manage not only your own emotions, but the feelings and emotions of others as well. Having the ability to handle overwhelming feelings in stressful situations undoubtedly involves a high degree of empathy and understanding, not to mention patience. According to Nancy Recker, M.A. (Family and Consumer Science Agent, Allan County, Assistant Prof., Ohio State University) there are five characteristics or skills people with high levels of emotional intelligence posses. The first step toward becoming emotionally intelligent involves developing a strong sense of self-awareness. Being able to accurately identify and express your feelings and moods is critical to understanding why you feel the way you do so that you can use this insight to guide your decisions and future behaviors. The second part to that then would concern your ability to express your
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