Interpersonal Qualities Of Eq

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1a.) The interpersonal qualities that make up EQ include: emotional identification, perception and expression, emotional facilitation of thought, emotional understanding, and emotional managing. In order to have a good relationship or simple communication, the aforementioned qualities should partake in the way we carry ourselves. Emotional identification allows us to identify the emotions of others and our own, emotional perception is the ability to perceive the effects of emotions and how they influence us, and emotional expression allows one to know how and the appropriate times of when we can display these emotions. Emotional facilitation of thinking is exactly that, when our emotions helps guide our thinking and what we wish to achieve. …show more content…
There are those who argue that empathy and impulse control cannot be taught, maybe it can’t help everyone, but there can be exceptions. It can be compared to “Anger Management,” it does not seem to work for everyone, but there are a few who have been successful and are now able to control their angry outbursts. This then leads me to believe that qualities such as empathy and impulse control can be taught. As I’ve mentioned before in a past discussion, there are worrisome beliefs that children are not obtaining empathy as they spend far too much time in front of electronics, resulting in a lack of person-to-person interaction, which is important when it comes to obtaining empathy. I’d like to believe that these children are capable of learning empathy by diminishing their use of electronics, and increasing play with other children or interactions with their parents that allow them to obtain empathy. Also, in a past chapter in our text, I was so astonished by the undergoing research on Autistic children and how emotions displayed on cartoon trains has allowed for these children to recognize emotions, which leads me to believe that anything is possible with extensive research and adequate techniques. These qualities, I believe are important qualities to possess as they allow us to develop and maintain relationships and even to increase our success in other areas like the workplace. I can’t help but to relate the topic of emotional intelligence to sociopaths, one usually relates negative stigmas to this personality disorder, but in actuality there are plenty of diagnosed sociopaths who lead “normal” lives. One example is M.E. Thomas, diagnosed sociopath and author of “Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight.” One characteristic of a sociopath is the lack of empathy and the inability to “feel” emotions. Thomas is a highly intelligent, successful woman, who mimics the emotions of

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