Ashley different categories of emotional intelligence; Self-awareness, Self-regulation, Motivation,

Ashley Peterson6223 E Sahara Ave. #52, Las Vegas, NV 89142LET 2Las Vegas High School6500 E Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89142(702)559-2519, [email protected] Studies have shown that people with high Emotional Intelligence have greater mental health, job performance, and leadership skills. Emotional Intelligence is the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions. It also helps a person communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome obstacles, and resolve conflicts. I guess you can say Emotional Intelligence is what make people, people. There are 5 different categories of emotional intelligence; Self-awareness, Self-regulation, Motivation, Empathy and Social skills. Each category has different aspects and elements.Self-awareness is the thoughtful skill that focuses on a child’s ability to accurately judge their own act and comportment. The major elements of self-awareness are: Emotional awareness which is your capability to recognize your own emotions and their effects like sadness, its result is depression. The second major elements of self-awareness are Self-confidence which is assurance about your pride and abilities, it allows you to know your limits, so people don’t push themselves to hard.Self-regulation is used to refer to a range of characteristics and abilities. Self-regulation involves Self-control being able to manage disruptive impulses so being able to not punch someone in the face even if they deserve it. Trustworthiness is being able to maintaining standards of honesty and integrity, like keeping secrets they are trusting you to keep it to yourself. Conscientiousness is taking responsibility for your own performance. Adaptability handles changes with flexibility, and Innovation is being open to new ideas.Motivation is the will you have to do whatever your trying to do. Motivation is made up of 4 things: our Achievement drive it your constant striving to improve or to meet a standard of brilliance. Commitment is the state of being dedicated to a cause or activity. An example is when your committed to finishing school or something along those lines. Initiative is the opportunity to take charge before others do, you are take the position of the leader before anyone else has the opportunity to. Optimism is going to a goal even though there are a million different obstacles nothing is going to stop you from getting to your destination.Empathy is being able to understand and share the feelings of another person. An empathetic person excels at service orientation; being able to recognizing and meeting client’s needs. Developing; what others need to progress and strengthening their abilities. Leveraging diversity; humanizing opportunities through diverse people. Political awareness being able to reading a group’s emotional currents and power relationships and you have to understand others and put in perspective the feelings behind the needs and wants of others. Empathy is when you don’t worry about yourself but of other and making sure they got what they need and that they have a shoulder to cry on if that’s what they need.The last category of Emotional Intelligence is Social skills are ways of dealing with others that create healthy and positive interactions. The most useful skills are: Communication being able to sending clear messages, Leadership inspiring and guiding groups of people without much difficulty, Conflict management being able to understand, negotiate and resolving disagreements between people or a group of people, you have to be good Building bonds and nurturing relationships, and Collaboration and cooperation is also a huge part of social skill you have to working with others toward shared goals without closing arguments.One of my Emotional Intelligence skills is Empathy. I will put every person before myself and I’ll go through hundreds of obstacles to make them happy, even if they hurt me a million times. This makes me a better person because I’m willing to help people just to help them not because I get something out of it but because they will be happy in the end. This can also make me a bad person as well, sometimes people with take me for granted and will just use me for things I have or things I can get them, even though I know this i’ll still help them because I know sooner or later they are going to really need my help and I want to be there when that person needs a shoulder to cry on. This is also something im am trying to work on, something it hurts a lot to get used and then thrown away