Using emotional intelligence to be a great coworker

Being a good coworker is largely a matter of contributing to the workplace morale and team spirit. It might seem preferable to stick to yourself and just get your job done, but people who try that tack often discover that their own interests as well as those of the organization suffer as a result. Unfortunately, […]

Emotional Intelligence at Work

Want to improve your relationships with coworkers? Learn how to build emotional intelligence to improve the work space for everyone. Why does emotional intelligence in the workplace matter? We need emotional intelligence (EQ) most where we’re least likely to find it: at work. The workplace remains the last bastion of IQ worship because many people […]

How to meet new people

We tend to make friends with people we cross paths with regularly: people we go to school with, work with, or live close to. The more we see someone, the more likely a friendship is to develop. So look at the places you frequent as you start your search for potential friends. Another big factor […]

Making Good Friends – Why are friends so important?

Looking to build new friendships? These tips can help you meet people, start a conversation, and cultivate healthy connections that will improve your life. Why are friends so important? Our society tends to place an emphasis on romantic relationships. We think that just finding that right person will make us happy and fulfilled. But research […]

Dealing with Loneliness and Shyness

Are you socially awkward? Do you feel lonely but unsure how to connect with others? Here’s how to make friends even if you’re shy. Understanding shyness and loneliness As humans, we’re meant to be social creatures. Having friends makes us happier and healthier—in fact, being socially connected is key to our mental and emotional health. […]