EMOTIONAL IQ
DEFINITIONS

What Are Emotions?

Emotional competence is person’s ability to experience and acknowledge their own and others’ emotions and use them to improve their life.

Person’s emotional sphere comprises three components:

  1. Current emotions — involuntary reaction, which can be experienced, acknowledged, and exploited in your behavior and activity, but cannot be controlled.
  2. Feelings — prolonged emotional states depending on person’s motivation.
  3. Experience — includes going through and acknowledging the emotion.