A prerequisite to empathy is simply paying attention to the person in pain.

-Daniel Goleman-

Is venting always a good idea? Can distracting my mind until I’m able to deal with my emotions be a better tactic? How come I have a high IQ but my interpersonal relationships suck? What is my lizard brain? Today’s Daily Dose about understanding Emotional Intelligence or EQ, shared by Practical Psychology could lead you down the right path.

EQ, a concept brought forward by psychologist Daniel Goleman in the late 1990’s, has become ubiquitous throughout academia and the business world. Check out his work here:

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ

Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships

A broad term which revolves around 5 areas of growth and self-awareness. Practical Psychology does an awesome job of breaking down those 5 areas with a succinct animated video.

Practical Psychology is a relatively new channel dedicated to producing high-quality and informative videos in the self-development realm. The channel has put out some great videos with fantastic animations. Please connect with them on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to help spread their awesome content. If you would like to learn more about Daniel Goleman and his innovative work, connect with his library here.

Have a great day and Stay Wise!

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