Emotional Intelligence

Here you will find all our articles that deal with the role of emotions in mental well-being. Emotional intelligence can be defined as the ability to monitor and distinguish between your own emotions and those of others and label these emotions correctly.

The Emotion Wheel: What It Is and How to Use It [+PDF]

Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions: What is it and How to Use it in Counseling?

Can you guess how many emotions a human can experience? It’s around 34,000. With so many emotions, how can one navigate the turbulent waters of feelings, without getting lost? The answer: an emotion wheel. Through years of studying emotions, American psychologist Dr. Robert Plutchik proposed that there are eight primary […]

How Mindfulness Grows Emotional Intelligence (+3 Ways to Cultivate Both)

One cannot be emotionally intelligent without mindfulness of one's emotions. Without consistent emotional intelligence, happiness is a mirage in the desert, seen but never reached. Like many skillsets, emotional intelligence (EI) can be cultivated. In the same way that intellectual intelligence is manifested through reading and learning, emotional intelligence can be […]