45 minutes | Sep 20th 2017

10: Develop Your Emotional Strength + Capacity

In this episode of UCYP, Tim and Megan discuss emotional intelligence (EQ), what it means to be emotionally strong, and how to expand emotional capacity. Show Notes:  EQ and responding v. reacting Tips on how to deal with conflict and challenges using EQ Emotional capacity is your ability to manage your emotions Your relationships with others may determine your level of comfort, intensity and tendency to be reactionary A person’s need for control can be an impediment to growing in EQ Emotionally strong people: Are proactive in dealing with their emotions Do not waste time feeling sorry for themselves Do not allow others to control their relationships Do not waste energy on things they cannot control You can’t moan and lead at the same time Focus on the things you can control: attitude, time, priorities, passion, potential, calling Reactive v. Creative – it’s important to think differently in how we approach challenges and conflict The importance for young professionals to build emotional intelligence, strength and their emotional capacity Resources:  7 Brilliant Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed, Inc. Magazine Camille Preston, Uphill Conversations Episode 57 Dr. Henry Cloud Eric Greitens, Resilience The Value of Conflict, Uphill Strategies Blog INTRO AND OUTRO MUSIC (Used by permission): © 2017 UCYP Theme written and arranged by Luke Pecoraro all rights reserved. © 2017 UCYP (Uphill Conversations Young Professionals) (UCYP is an Uphill Strategies, LLC production) The post 10: Develop Your Emotional Strength + Capacity appeared first on Uphill Conversations.
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