Emolinguistics © 1986 Russell Crew-Gee. 

What is Emotional Intelligence?

 Emotional Intelligence is the capacity to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others.

 

It is generally said to include 3 skills:

1. Emotional awareness, including the ability to identify your own emotions and those of others;

 

2. The ability to utilise emotions and apply them to tasks like thinking and problems solving;

 

3. The ability to manage emotions, including the ability to regulate your own emotions, and the     ability to positively or negatively affect another person.