Want to learn more about emotions and emotional intelligence? At Six Seconds, we believe emotions are valuable signals that help us survive and thrive. When we learn how to use them, emotions help us make more effective decisions, connect with others, find and follow purpose — and lead a more whole-hearted life. So why not get started today?
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Six Seconds offers layers of resources to help you grow
Emotions are part of human biology. They are chemicals that help regulate our minds and bodies, assisting us to cope with the complexities of making decisions, interacting with people, and finding our way through life. We feel emotions to help us pay attention, and to focus our attention. While sometimes they’re confusing, emotions are part of us, so we might as well learn to use them well – and we are here to help you with that process.
You’ve Got Emotional Intelligence – Use It!
Everyone has some emotional intelligence – here’s how to use yours. Start with these three steps:
At first glance, it’s really simple, right? Start practicing by taking a few seconds, a few times a day, to go through those steps. You can use these three questions:
What am I feeling?
What options do I have?
What do I really want?
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Get involved and get the support and tools you need to practice emotional intelligence more effectively.
Our goal as an organization is to bring the benefits of emotional intelligence to as many people as possible. To do that, we take the latest research on emotional intelligence and make it easy to understand and apply to your every day life.
And as a global network of people who are helping each other be more aware, more intentional, and more purposeful, we share stories, advice, and inspiration. Here are a few ways to get involved with our global network:
Six Seconds offers a range of online learning opportunities that are fun and interactive, and best of all, free!
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Burnout is caused by basic emotional needs going unmet, and the antidote is for leaders and employees to leverage emotional intelligence.
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Then simply choose what interests you the most.
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To go even deeper with our EQ community, come see us in person!
We have free EQ cafes all over the world where you can be supported by like-minded practitioners.
Become a Certified EQ Practitioner
If you want to take your practice to the next level, hone your expertise at one of our certification courses.
The practical demonstration of EQ competencies and clear explantations of research helped me gain confidence and feel energized to implement SEL at my school.
There are many EQ training programs but Six Seconds and its phenomenal trainers are the real thing. You will be personally and professionally transformed.
A transformation program for yourself, your organization, and the world. You have inspired me for the next 100 years – thank you.