Third World Congress in Positive Psychology
June 27 to 30, 2013 in Los Angeles
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Honouring Your Emotions:
Why It Matters

by Johanna Vanderpol

What if we thought that emotions were a good thing and stopped apologizing for them?

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"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."

- Albert Einstein

"It is not our abilities that show what we truly are; it is our choices."

- From the movie: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence is the ability to recognize, understand and express your emotions in ways that are respectful of self and others. It is a balance between the human aspects of emotion and cognition that result in better decisions and a healthier life. Emotional Intelligence in a phrase coined in 1990 by Salovey, Mayer and Caruso about the field of research on the emotions.

From “Executive EQ” by Robert Cooper, Ph.D. & Ayman Sawaf
Emotional Intelligence is the ability to sense, understand and effectively apply the power and acumen of emotions as a source of human energy, information and influence. EQ [like IQ except with emotions] motivates us to pursue our unique potential and purpose and activates our innermost values and aspirations, transforming them from things we think about to what we live.

Josh Freedman, Editor, EQ Today
EQ is the capacity to create positive outcomes in our relationships with ourselves and others. These learnable skills create joy, love and success of all kinds.


What does the science of emotional intelligence show us?

It shows us that increasing emotional intelligence produces significant positive results in increased physical health (increased immune function, decreased cardiovascular disease), decreased phobias, addictions, depression and anxiety and better life satisfaction due to better relationships and more success in life.

What are the benefits of increasing my emotional intelligence?

  • reduce chronic physical problems that have had limited response to the doctor’s suggestions

  • reduce emotional suffering (frustration, anxiety, sadness, stress)

  • be comfortable when you experience an unpleasant emotion

  • experience more satisfying relationships (colleagues, employees, family, friends, etc.)

  • increase happiness and physical well-being

  • increase your personal success in all you attempt to do (work, school, relationships)

What do I offer in the field of emotional intelligence?

I offer a unique five-step program to increasing emotional intelligence. I am available for programs, workshops, one-on-one coaching and speaking engagements on this exciting field. I can tailor the program to be relevant to your organization’s needs. I provide coaching services to help you increase your emotional intelligence.

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