Part II - The Emotional Intelligence Series: Link to Self-Regulation


Emotional intelligence and Self-Regulation are two essential topics in personal development that have received a significant amount of attention in recent years.

• Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to recognize and manage one's own emotions, as well as the emotions of others.

• Self-regulation, on the other hand, refers to the ability to control one's thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.

While these concepts are often studied separately, they are closely related and can have a significant impact on well-being and social functioning. This article will compare and contrast the topics of emotional intelligence and the concept of self-regulation, exploring their similarities, differences, and their impact on individuals. Additionally, this article will discuss self-regulation within the framework of positive psychology and how it can impact individuals who apply its concepts to achieve their desired transformation.

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Part I - The Emotional Intelligence Series: Link to Motivation


Emotional intelligence and higher motivation are two topics that have garnered significant interest in the fields of psychology and organizational behavior. In addition, emotional intelligence and higher motivation are also of interest in fields such as education, leadership, human resource management, and personal development. They have also gained attention in various industries such as healthcare, technology, and finance, where emotional intelligence and motivation are considered critical components for success.

Both concepts are related to an individual's ability to regulate and manage their emotions, and are seen as critical for personal and professional success. This dissertation aims to provide a comparative study of emotional intelligence and higher motivation, exploring the similarities and differences between the two concepts and how they can be used to enhance personal and organizational effectiveness.

Emotional intelligence is defined as the ability to recognize,...

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Navigating the Journey from Fear to Transformation: Understanding the Psychology of Change

Recently, I coached an amazing client we'll identify as Tom, who struggled with a profound fear of change. Tom had remained stuck in the same dead-end job for years and despite his desire to pursue his passion for music, he was too afraid to take any steps towards that goal.

Tom had convinced himself that he didn't have what it takes to succeed in the music industry and that he was better off staying in his current job. We spent several sessions exploring the root cause of his fear and the limiting beliefs that kept this fear alive.

Together, we developed a plan that involved setting small goals, such as taking music lessons and attending open mic nights. Tom was hesitant at first, but with encouragement and support, he started taking greater action towards this goal.

With each step, Tom gained confidence. During an important session he recognized that what was holding him back was a deep seated fear of failure. This massive breakthrough jolted his senses. Within a few...

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Break the Cycle: Conquering the Urge to Quit On Yourself

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As a personal development coach, parent, and holistic well-being advocate, I believe that setting and accomplishing goals is a powerful tool for enhancing self-esteem and improving mental and physical health. Pursuing your goals provides a sense of purpose and motivation that leads to long-term fulfillment and healthy confidence.

Conversely, quitting on your goals repeatedly reinforces a self-defeating message in your subconscious, which can adversely affect your ability to face future challenges and achieve your full potential.

According to self-efficacy theorist Albert Bandura, the belief in your ability to achieve a particular goal or task plays a significant role in your motivation and behavior. When you repeatedly abandon your goals without developing the necessary skillsets, it erodes your sense of self-efficacy, which ultimately results in reduced confidence.

This, in turn, leads to increased self-doubt, which questions your abilities and self-worth, affecting...

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The Power of Effective Communication: Resolving Trauma and Offering the Best of Ourselves


Doesn't it feel like life becomes more hectic as we quickly progress into the year? it's during these moments of self-awareness that I encourage you to slow down to contemplate how you're communicating with yourself and others. A simple, proven technique that prevents burnout and overthinking.

Communication is at the heart of every interaction, and the right communication skills can make a world of difference in our personal and professional lives. Today, we’re going to identify three critical aspects where communication can help resolve internal traumas that keep us from unconditionally offering the very best of ourselves.

Right Communication -

Communication is much more than just words as you know. It's the way we present ourselves, the tone we use, and the body language we exhibit to others during interactions. Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for people to have communication issues that can cause problems in both personal...

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True Confidence: The Two-Step Rule to Improve Your Performance and Drive


Self-Honesty and Introspection are two rules I live by. I consider these to be two of the most powerful tools to build confidence and improve performance in all areas of life. By making an honest assessment of your strengths, your weaknesses, your values, and your beliefs, you will start to see yourself more clearly; this is known as self-awareness. The key benefits behind this ancient practice are widely documented.

My favorite benefits rely on the following notion: high levels of self-awareness strongly correlate with increased confidence and drive, better decision-making skills, and long-term personal/spiritual fulfillment. The best tools for personal growth usually already exist within ourselves; we just might not know their value. Here are the five steps I practice to heighten True Internal Confidence in myself and others:

Step 1: Start with self-reflection
Introspection involves taking the time to reflect on your thoughts,...

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