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If you've been working to develop your emotional intelligence skills, you know it's an ongoing effort. As with other soft skills, the process of improvement doesn't happen overnight. To truly improve your emotional intelligence requires not only action, but reflection.
The phrase "outside the box" has come by its jargon status honestly. We're often striving to change our perspective, and try something new or more creative. We use this phrase to remind us to break out, because often we don't realize we're in the box at all. Deep, right?
Psychologist Aaron Beck was the first to work with the cognitive idea of emotional reasoning. Put very simply, emotional reasoning is when you believe the truth of a situation to be different than the evidence before you because of an experienced emotional reaction. Here's an example:
It's been a while since we've discussed that big elephant in the room of nearly every presentation: stage fright, or public speaking anxiety. If you're one of the MANY who struggle with this fear, you're probably always on the look-out for something that will help. Trust me, I get it. Here are a...