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Emotional Intelligence Articles

Does happiness lead to success?

Andrew Badham - 2019-02-25 15:51:15

  Which came first? There are many “chicken or the egg” scenarios when it comes to examining human behaviour. One that is of particular interest to many is the happiness/success correlation. Which came first, or more to the point, which caused which? One might think that it doesn’t really matter which one causes which considering happiness and success are both wonderful things to have. So, who cares which one you get first if they ultimately lead to both? Well, simply... Read more

Why you lose your cool in the heat

Andrew Badham - 2018-12-06 15:02:33

  It’s getting hot, uncomfortably hot, and as the temperature rises, you might find your temperament changing with it. Chances are, you’re probably feeling a bit more on edge, a little more agitated, perhaps even a little aggressive. Of course, so is everyone else. After all, they’re baking in the same nationwide sauna as you are; a sauna which is only set to get worse as summer marches on and climate change fuels it on. Of course, it might not be the heat that is short... Read more

Critical Thinking For Better Relationships

Andrew Badham - 2018-02-14 15:42:55

Of all the things people think they will gain learning critical thinking, emotional intelligence is likely not one of them. Most of us associate critical thinking with cold, objective analysis, which seems so antithetical to the warm, intuitive skill of dealing with people. The truth of the matter is that that cold objectivity is exactly what prevents us from making a real mess of our relationships. So, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are some ways critical thinking can improve yo... Read more