Books You Must Read to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence
Books You Must Read to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence
“Books don’t change People, Paragraphs Do, Sometimes Even Sentences.” Top 10 books that will actually help you to understand your emotions.

Our emotions enable us to comprehend, connect with, and interact with others as well as with ourselves. Emotions inform us when we should lend support to a buddy, stand up for ourselves, or exit a situation. Feeling our emotions is part of how we stay alive and can help us live a more fulfilled life.

Books you must read to improve your Emotional Intelligence

Healing Your Emotional Self


Healing Your Emotional Self: A Powerful Program to Help You Raise Your Self-Esteem, Quiet Your Inner Critic, and Overcome Your Shame offers a really good overview of how big of an impact parents have on raising emotionally healthy children.

This book talks about how parents who do things like abandon, neglect, or overprotect their kids can hurt their kids. It also talks about what kind of damage these actions can cause. Additionally, it has numerous excellent ideas and exercises for emotionally healing yourself if you were raised by violent parents.

Living Beyond Your Feelings


In this book, Joyce Meyer blends the wisdom of the Bible with the latest psychological research and discusses the 4 personality types and their influence on one’s outlook, the impact of stress on physical and emotional health, the power of memories, the influence of words on emotions, anger & resentment, sadness, loss & grief, fear, guilt & regret, the power of replacing reactions with pro-actions, and the benefits of happiness.

Working With Emotional Intelligence


Working with Emotional Intelligence is a work of art that sheds light on the issues surrounding organizational inefficiencies, lack of ambition, and so forth. As such, we heartily suggest this book to anyone in business who desires prosperity.

Emotional intelligence is necessary for the development of emotional competence. According to Goleman, there are twenty-five learnable emotional abilities. He categorizes them into five categories, three of which are referred to as “personal skills” and two of which are referred to as “social competencies.” 

Self-awareness is the first personal category; self-regulation (managing urges) is the second, and motivation is the third. The first social category is empathy (the ability to understand the feelings of others), whereas the second social category is social skills (the ability to elicit cooperative responses from others).


Thinking, Fast and Slow


Thinking Fast And Slow shows how two opposing systems in your brain are continuously fighting for control of your behavior and actions and explains the numerous ways in which this results in memory, judgment, and decision-making problems, as well as what you can do about it.

Calming the Emotional Storm


When you struggle with emotion management, it can appear as though your entire life is out of control. This book provides practical and easy-to-implement strategies for efficiently managing emotions.

This book is not technical at all, despite the fact that it is based on dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Indeed, it is so reader-friendly, with numerous examples, that anyone may readily grasp the concepts.

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future


The future belongs to a different type of individual with a different kind of mind—creative, right-brained thinkers whose abilities will be critical for career and personal success. 

Daniel Pink explains why creative thinking will be critical to our ability to compete in a global market in his intriguing and inspiring book, A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future.

The Sedona Method


The Sedona Method is a straightforward technique for letting go of negative emotions, attitudes, and beliefs. It’s a series of questions to ask yourself while you’re experiencing strong emotions or confronting a problem in your life.

Do not be fooled by the method’s simplicity. It is quite effective, with immediate results. However, to maximize the benefits of this strategy, it is recommended that you practice the releasing technique daily until it becomes a habit and second nature to you.

This book is intended to be used in conjunction with the author’s audio course and live lectures. While the book can be read independently, it is most beneficial when combined with listening to the lectures. However, if you’re not prepared to invest heavily, the book is sufficient.