Emotional Intelligence as a psychological theory was originally developed by Peter Salovey and John Mayer. They described it as “the ability to perceive emotions, to access and generate emotions so as to assist thought, to understand emotions and emotional knowledge, and to reflectively regulate emotions so as to promote emotional and intellectual growth,” (Mayer & Salovey, 1997).
When seeking counseling, there can sometimes be this feeling of aimlessness, or lack of direction, or even the idea that you need to “find yourself”. There can be many different situations or scenarios that lead us to those feelings, but I don’t think we need to “find ourselves”. The tension … Read More