Emotional intelligence is a person’s ability to understand their own emotions, the emotions of others, and to act appropriately using these emotions. Emotional intelligence never stops growing. Because we are always evolving as people, EQ is something that must be nurtured.

Our E-course offers participants the opportunity to explore the following:

• Self-Awareness – the ability to recognize how you’re feeling and why you’re feeling that way and the impact your behavior has on others
• Assertiveness – the ability to clearly express your thoughts and feelings, stand your ground and defend a position
• Independence – the ability to be self-directed and self-controlled, to stand on your own two feet

• Empathy – the ability to understand what others might be feeling or thinking, viewing the world through another person’s eyes
• Social Responsibility – the ability to be a cooperative and contributing of your social group
• Interpersonal Relationships – the ability to forge and maintain relationships that are mutually beneficial and marked by give and take and a sense of emotional closeness

• Reality Testing – the ability to see things as they actually are, rather than the way you wish or fear they might be
• Flexibility – the ability to adjust your feelings, thoughts, and actions to changing conditions
• Problem Solving – the ability to define problems, then move to generate and implement effective, appropriate solutions

• Stress Tolerance – the ability to remain calm and focused, to constructively withstand adverse events and conflicting emotions without caving in
• Impulse Control – the ability to resist or delay a temptation to act