How do you feel about your relationship with your emotions?
Are you constantly trying to control and suppress them? I imagine that probably doesn’t feel good. I’m here to tell you that it’s okay to be emotional.
Here on the Leading Lady podcast, I’ve been reading one chapter a week from my book, Take The Lead. In this episode, I’m reading Chapter 10 and we’re talking all about emotional intelligence. If you’re just joining us, you can go back to Episode 163 to start from the beginning of the book or you can jump in right here and listen to the episodes in any order!
So, what is emotional intelligence? That’s what this chapter of Take The Lead explores. We’re talking about the power of getting in tune with and taking responsibility for your emotions.
There’s a lot of intentional work that goes into building emotional intelligence, and it starts here.
In Today’s Episode We Discuss:
- What happens when we try to measure intelligence
- What emotional intelligence is
- How to work on your emotional intelligence
- Checking in with your feelings
- Societal messages about women’s emotions
- Learning healthy ways to cope with your emotions
- Understanding the relationship between your emotions and someone else’s
- How to validate your feelings
- Taking responsibility for your emotions
There’s nothing wrong with being emotional, it’s how you choose to act on your emotions that matters. There’s so much power in taking accountability for your emotions and learning how your feelings factor into your interactions with others. You choose how you show up, so what’s that going to look like?
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