Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

EQ - EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Emotional Intelligence is understanding our own and others emotions, using thoughts and actions to make strong choices, so we can get along and help create a better world.

KNOW YOURSELF – Understanding your own and others emotions

  • Recognising and naming your own and others emotions
  • Describing how others are feeling
    (eg. facial expressions, sounds, body language)
  • Linking thoughts, feelings and actions (TFA cycle)
  • Recognising and describing your own patterns of thinking and behaviour

CHOOSE YOURSELF – Making strong choices and being your best self

  • Expressing emotions appropriately to the situation and time
  • Regulating emotions and shifting mood
  • Using consequential thinking to make strong choices
  • Choosing thoughts, feelings and actions to create new patterns of behaviour
  • Use positive self talk to overcome challenges
  • Being your best self

GIVE OF YOURSELF – Creating a better world through kindness and care

  • Showing empathy and compassion for others
  • Compromising, cooperating and problem-solving to get along with others
  • Having the courage to be an active bystander
  • Valuing the rights and opinions of others
  • Showing care and concern for the greater good and the world around you