1. Understanding and expressing your own emotions
- Have a good sense of why you have certain feelings most of the time?
- Have a good understanding of your own emotions?
- Really understand what you feel?
- Always know whether or not you are happy?
2. Perceiving and understanding the emotions of others
- Always know your friends’ emotions from their behavior?
- Observe the emotions of others?
- Feel sensitive to the feelings and emotions of others?
- Have a good understanding of the emotions of people around you?
3. Regulating your own emotions
- Always set goals for yourself and then try your best to achieve them?
- Always tell yourself that you are a competent person?
- Believe you are a self-motivated person?
- Always encourage yourself to try your best?
4. Using emotion to achieve success
- Have the ability to control your temper and handle difficulties rationally?
- Believe you are capable of controlling your own emotions?
- Always calm down quickly when you are very angry?
- Have good control of your own emotions?
If you answered “yes” to most of the questions above, consider yourself emotionally intelligent. On the other hand, let the questions you may have answered “no” to highlight your challenges in terms of emotional growth.
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