10+ Best Articles on Emotional Intelligence
The most useful articles on emotional intelligence from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Emotional Intelligence Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on emotional intelligence by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- How to Improve Your Self-Esteem in 5 Minutes or Less
- New Neuroscience Reveals 7 Secrets That Will Make You Emotionally Intelligent
- There Is No Happiness Dial
- Why do high IQ people stagnate in their careers? Emotional intelligence
- Emotional intelligence might make you more resilient, but there’s a catch
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New to #emotional intelligence? These articles make an excellent introduction.
What is Emotional Design?
What isEmotional Design? Emotional design strives to create products that elicit appropriate emotions, in order to create a positive experience for the user. To do so, designers conside...
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How to Improve Your Self-Esteem in 5 Minutes or Less
There are no quick fixes for low self-esteem: There’s no profound insight your therapist can give you that will suddenly improve your self-esteem There’s no secret mantra that will unlock your inner…
«If you spend your entire childhood learning that you’re not good enough or not lovable, that’s not something that’s going to change overnight.»
How To Design Emotional Interfaces For Boring Apps
When your product deals with repetitive tasks, it’s hard to keep users excited about it. That’s where UI comes into play. In this article, we’ll talk about elements that make an interface more emotional, dig deeper into how they work, and look at apps that use them well.
How to be mentally tough without sacrificing emotional intelligence
You might think being mentally tough means ignoring your emotions. It’s actually the opposite.
How to design for emotions : a starter’s guide
Perfect for the lonely designer souls thinking KPI’s shouldn’t be your only worry.
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Why do high IQ people stagnate in their careers? Emotional intelligence
Research suggests that emotional intelligence is more vital for success than IQ. Here are several ways to improve it.
There Is No Happiness Dial
You can't control your emotions directly. But you can influence them indirectly by taking responsibility for your attention.
«Emotions are the consequence of how we think.»
Emotional intelligence might make you more resilient, but there’s a catch
The tricky thing about emotional intelligence is that despite being widely agreed to be a positive attribute, experts don’t agree on what it is.
«You may see those traits in yourself, but it can be difficult to scientifically verify whether or not you truly exhibit these characteristics.»
Alain de Botton on Existential Maturity and What Emotional Intelligence Really Means
“The emotionally intelligent person knows that they will only ever be mentally healthy in a few areas and at certain moments, but is committed to fathoming their inadequacies and warning othe…
Designing Emotional UI
Emotions play a massive role in our life. People are both rational and emotional. And when it comes to digital products, many people want…
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on emotional intelligence.
New Neuroscience Reveals 7 Secrets That Will Make You Emotionally Intelligent
Being emotionally intelligent matters most during conflict. And if we master that, it can lead to very good results. Here's how to improve...
The Why and How of Emotional Design
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An online magazine for designers and web developers. Questions? We've got your back: @SmashingSupport, @SmashingConf. Curated by Iris, Vitaly and the team.
Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF)
The Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF) is the world’s largest online design school. We were founded in 2002 and have over 139,000 students.
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