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Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook: Little Exercises for an Intuitive Life
Hasson, Gill
Capstone / Wiley / Softcover / 2017-04-01 / 0857087304
Emotional Intelligence / Communication
price: $17.00
128 pages
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A practical "how-to" guide to changing the way you think about your emotions

Bestselling personal development author Gill Hasson is back with this pocket sized guide to dealing with your emotions. Learn how to understand yourself and those around you with practical tips and tricks that will help you be more assertive, forge stronger relationships and manage anxiety.

Did you know that the way you approach your own thoughts and feelings determines your happiness and success in every area of your life? Just think about it for a second, it's not necessarily the smartest people that are the most successful or the most fulfilled in life, being clever or highly skilled isn't enough. Your ability to manage your feelings, other people and your interactions with them are what makes all the difference.

This highly practical book is full of advice, tips and techniques to help you:
• Understand and manage your emotions
• Become more assertive and confident
• Develop your social skills and your interactions with others
• Handle difficult situations, events and other people

The Emotional Intelligence Pocketbook is your practical "how-to" guide for understanding yourself and those around you.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Understanding emotions

Knowing why we have emotions

Understanding the aspects of emotions

Understanding the positive intent of emotions

Understanding how emotions are related

Tuning into your intuition

Understanding non-verbal communication

Finding the words for emotions

Owning your feelings

Meeting emotional needs

Recognising beliefs and expectations about emotions

Understanding emotional triggers

Part 2: Managing emotions

Having confident body language

Dialling down heightened emotions

Managing stress

Managing disappointment

Managing regret and remorse


Managing jealousy

Managing envy

Managing blame

Managing sadness

Managing embarrassment

Managing loneliness

Managing worry and anxiety

Managing anger

Managing guilt

Managing emotional eating and drinking

Managing criticism

Part 3: Developing your emotional intelligence

Practising positive thinking

Managing change

Having courage

Keeping an open mind. Being curious

Developing patience

Developing willpower

Making decisions


Establishing boundaries and limits

Asserting what you want

Building confidence

Acting ‘as if’

Part 4: Developing your social intelligence

Listening for feelings


Managing someone’s disappointment

Being kind and considerate

Managing someone else’s anger

Motivating and inspiring

Making compromises


Understanding and managing group dynamics

Shutting someone up. Nicely.

Managing the silent treatment

Giving criticism

About the Author

More Quotes

Useful Websites

About the Author:

Gill Hasson is the bestselling author of the Mindfulness Pocketbook, Mindfulness, How to Deal with Difficult People and Emotional Intelligence. Gill teaches adult education courses in personal development and is an Associate Tutor for the University of Sussex where she teaches career, personal development and academic study skills. Gill is also a freelance journalist and writes articles on personal development and relationships for a variety of magazines, including Psychologies and Take A Break, and for a number of websites.

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