Those who are emotionally intelligent are able to understand themselves and if they have an issue with something and consequently be more aware of how to work through this. They tend to be aware of their intentions and their responses to situations. There are also competent and understanding others feelings and be able to manage relationships well.
The specific skills that somebody who is emotionally literate has include the ability to identify emotions, understand them, use them and manage them.
– Combine such as anger and disgust form contempt
– Progress such as annoyance changing into anger and then into rage
– Transition from one to another
– Ambiguity such as feeling annoyance and love at the same time
This skill answers such questions as:
Why am I feeling anxious
If I say this to my friend, how will he feel;
What will happen if I say that to her?
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Do you have a creative way of teaching your children that emotional literacy is important?