Eric Pennington, Partner at Spirit of EQ, explains the basics of emotional intelligence and how it can be a foundation for healthy relationships with yourself and the people closest to you.
I’ve heard the advice that whenever you feel caught up in a spiral of your own problems, do something for someone else. When we feel uncertain about a myriad of things in life, take your focus outside of yourself and look to your people. My hope is that you will find some joy in doing something for someone else.
I recently read The New York Times Bestseller Lost Connections by Johann Hari. Put simply, Hari breaks down causes of depression and ways in which to go about solving it. As someone who has worked alone in my businesses for the better part of the last three years, the chapter on loneliness held some answers for me.