“By teaching people to tune in to their emotions with intelligence and to expand their circles of caring, we can transform organizations from the inside out and make a positive difference in our world.”
— Daniel Goleman
The book, “Happiness Kit: Unlocking the Power of Emotional Intelligence” lies down the five basic elements of Emotional Intelligence, as introduced by the famous psychologist Daniel Goleman. The basic elements explained in the book are:
1.Self Awareness: Consciously perceiving one’s feelings.
2.Self- Regulation: Control and direct impulses from your own emotions.
3.Empathy: Perceiving and understanding other people’s feelings.
4. Motivation: Willingness to take necessary actions.
5. Social skills: Seeing yourself as part of a system, thinking in terms of relationships, and being considerate.
The book also explains how having a high EQ benefits you in various aspects of your life. It chalks out small ways in which you can achieve high EQ and implement the learnings in your personal and professional life. Simply put, this book is a life-saving guide for you in almost every aspect of your life. It teaches you how to be happy, no matter what the situation is.