Emotional regulation is considered to be a very important skill as it can help individuals perform better in both personal, social and professional lives.
Emotional intelligence is the capacity of being able to recognise and name our own emotions and those of other people, as well as to manage ourselves and others. There are three main areas that we can learn to develop skills in: ourselves, others and context. In these areas, we can start by being aware of our own emotions and of others, understanding them, and, ultimately, be able to influence them.
The Emotional Intelligence Academy has developed a four element and 12 skills model of emotional intelligence: