Lulled into a bed with a cunning thread of thetangled web, you’ll find yourself mesmerized by a feeling, a desire, andan impact on not only your heart but thoughts as well. Soon your body shutsdown, and it goes on its own ways quietly, waiting for a better time. Emotionsare subjective internal experiences that involve both ‘mental state’ as well asa ‘physiological state’. Emotions in its pure intense form are quite beautiful;every human has at least once felt the pleasure of a racing heart when we getexcited seeing something we so very love or the feeling of heat and pressureboiling up when we get upset.
For an emotion to be experienced,both ‘states’ need to be present. Unfortunately emotions are almostalways looked down upon, as their more of an “irrelevant nuisance”; however,emotions play a bigger deal than many may think. They have a major impact onchoices, behavior, and on how well people may cope and enjoy life.
Emotional intelligence is the quality thatenables us to confront with patience and imagination that we face inrelationships with ourselves and others. Emotional development is a complexjourney that undergoes firstly in infancy and persists into adulthood. Youngchildren’s emotions largely made of physical respond and behavior, and as theyphysically grow, too small for their shoes or running down the hall they toomentally grow up, they learn the ability to not only recognize feelings butalso understand they can have opposite feelings to the same situation. Emotionsin this state are increasingly influenced by thinking. Due to thecorrelation of ‘thinking’ many people get confused about differencebetween personality and IQ with emotional intelligence.
However there is a noconnection, you can’t simply predict emotional intelligence based on how smartsomeone is. Intelligence is the ability to learn, acquire knowledge, and nomatter how young or old, someone gets, it doesn’t change. However to be moresusceptible and sympathetic to people emotions, that on the other hand canacquire and improved with long-term practice. It is the foundation for a hostof critical skills, such as management, connection, and influence.Civility is defined as behaviorinvolving politeness and regard for others for the simple return for respect.The benefits of civility at work, school or home are intense. Positive emotions areintensifying, both in giver and receiver. Relationships and trust are thenstrengthen, this leads to a prosperous environment.
People feel valued andappreciated. This is why I find importance in the need for civility fornot only the young and old but also our peers. Respecting others is anattitude.
It’s an unspoken way of communication that builds unshaken and strongrelations between people. However it’s important to not confuse respect withfear. To respect others is to simply respecting oneself, to see oneself in the other person. The awareness about respect must be instilledin everyone human being from their childhood. It is about acknowledgingdifferences and accepting another. A successful leader acknowledges and acceptsopen communication.
Being emotionally aware, means one will be able tocommunicate better. It’s the ability to notice emotions of other people, andhow they are feeling influences the way they communicate back. There is abetter understanding of why they’re communicating and sometimes thatunderstanding of how a person a communicating with another is more importantthat what’s actually being said. Burstopen and bathe everyone in empathy, a dream in pristine colors, windows of mymind anew. A workplace deep within came to retain its soul, health,and productivity. Emotions are enduring, they are meant to keephumans physically and mentally alive.
An emotional interaction allows a gatewayfor behavior interactions such as communication, an understanding and isdriven by conscious thoughts and reflections. Emotions can be fleeting,persistent, powerful, complex, and even life-changing. They can motivate us toact in particular ways and give us the tools and resources we need to interactmeaningfully in our social worlds