Entries by Marina Riedi

Emotional self-awareness is a foundation of emotional intelligence

Emotional Self-Awareness is the ability to recognize and understand one’s own emotions. People with this competence are able to identify subtle differences in their emotions and know how their emotions affect their behavior, decisions, and performance. If you are unaware of what is going on inside of you, you can’t influence or change it. But by consistently practicing the skills […]

Self-regard is the spinal cord of your emotional intelligence

   Self-regard is respecting oneself while understanding and accepting one’s strengths and weaknesses. Self-regard is often associated with feelings of inner strength and self-confidence. 

 If your self-regard is strong, you can take criticism constructively and use it to your own benefit. If your emotional spinal cord is buckled you will feel emotional pain from time […]