* I just hit a few highlights from the articles. Links at end. Truth or dare...pfffftttt/meow.... TRUTH! And "cortisol" was mentioned in the articles so it's in the medical forum.
1. So does the fact that I've been referred to as "dramatic" a couple times count here? I mean...I can be VERY "word specific" when describing my feelings!!!
2. HA! Roger this one...I'm good!You Have a Robust Emotional Vocabulary. People with high EQs master their emotions because they understand them, and they use an extensive vocabulary of feelings to do so. While many people might describe themselves as simply feeling “bad,” emotionally intelligent people can pinpoint whether they feel “irritable,” “frustrated,” “downtrodden,” or “anxious.” The more specific your word choice, the better insight you have into exactly how you are feeling, what caused it, and what you should do about it.
3. I may be a little OCD about a "few" things but puhleeezeYou Don’t Hold Grudges. Holding onto a grudge means you’re holding onto stress, and emotionally intelligent people know to avoid this at all costs.
3. SERIOUSLY???? I mean COME ON...AND MISS MY FRIENDS AND SPECTROS????You Don’t Seek Perfection. Emotionally intelligent people won’t set perfection as their target because they know that it doesn’t exist.
4. Well y'all know how I thought my Barq's Rootbeer had caffeine in it but it doesn't? Yep...I've limited my caffeine this whole time and didn't know it! Cool!!! Check Check!!!Forcing yourself offline and even—gulp!—turning off your phone gives your body and mind a break. Studies have shown that something as simple as an e-mail break can lower stress levels.
5. Hey...I'm always bright eyed and bushy tailed in the mornin! Ask Scotty HAHAHAYou Limit Your Caffeine Intake. Drinking excessive amounts of caffeine triggers the release of adrenaline, and adrenaline is the source of the fight-or-flight response.
6. Three moves in six months...hell yes I'm flexible and quite adaptive!When you sleep, your brain literally recharges, shuffling through the day’s memories and storing or discarding them (which causes dreams) so that you wake up alert and clearheaded.
7. Oh man...triple check here!!!You Embrace Change. Emotionally intelligent people are flexible and are constantly adapting.
8. I certainly APPRECIATE EACH OF YOU EVERY SINGLE DAY!!! (Along with many other people and things I am grateful for!)You Let Go of Mistakes. Emotionally intelligent people distance themselves from their mistakes, but do so without forgetting them.
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/242881You Appreciate What You Have. Taking time to contemplate what you’re grateful for isn’t merely the right thing to do; it also improves your mood because it reduces the stress hormone cortisol by 23%.
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