Quick Facts • Your Emotional I.Q. is completely separate from your regular I.Q. • Your Emotional I.Q. is related to how happy you are
Developing Your E.Q. • Develop the courage to follow your own feelings • Express your feelings – find out who cares – spend time with them
Developing Your E.Q. • Start labeling feelings; stop labeling people & situations • Analyze your own feelings rather than the action or motives of other people
Developing Your E.Q. • Ask others how they feel • Make time to reflect on your feelings • Use three word sentences beginning with “I feel”
Developing Your E.Q. • Identify your fears and desires • Identify your unmet emotional needs
Developing Your E.Q. • Take responsibility for your emotions & happiness; Stop believing others cause your feelings; Don't expect others to "make" you happy
Ian Hopkins, Resident Assistant, Minnesota State University Submitted by… Ian is a junior at Minnesota State University Moorhead and a second year Resident Assistant. He is a communication studies major and political science minor along with pre-law.