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The emotionally intelligent job search

Emotional intelligence (EQ) consists of skills that help with “the accurate appraisal and expression of emotions, the effective regulation of emotion in self and others, and the use of feelings to motivate, plan, and achieve in one’s life” (Salovey & … Continue reading

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Reducing Spending: Helpful bits of Psychology to Know

1. We are poor at “affective forecasting,” or predicting how we’ll feel—in large part because we tend to project our present emotions into the future. As a corrective, hink not just about how you will feel about getting the item, … Continue reading

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