Increase your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) with Crystals and Aromatherapy
When I first took an Emotional Intelligence course (EQ) I learned a great deal about our EQ (Emotional Quotient) and that it is actually more important than your IQ. Emotional Intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one's emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically.
You can only control YOU not others.
Leaders have higher EQ's than others
Your Emotional Intelligence is more important for your success as a leader than your IQ.
You have to become aware of your emotions, personality and triggers.
You have to have an Emotional strategy for yourself.
You have to be aware of others' emotions, personalities, dispositions and triggers.
You have to have an emotional strategy of how to respond to others and situations instead of reacting (not being in control of your emotions)
Two of many strategies is that you can use crystals and/or aromatherapy to help manage your emotions. Why? Many Crystals attract positive energy and vibrations. Emotions are energy and attracting positive energy helps you to remain calm, peaceful, alert, etc. For example, I am listing some crystals and essential oils that can help increase your emotional intelligence by balancing and healing your emotions based on their properties.
Agate Stability, Grounding, Supporting
Amethyst: Peace, Intuition, Spirituality
Rose Quartz: Stability, Grounding, Supportive
Moonstone: Divinity, Balance, Tenderness
Jade: Wealth, Success, Wisdom
Hematite: Grounding, Focus, Protection
Rhodonite: Forgiveness, Love, Emotional Healing
Essential Oils (descriptions from Heathline.com):
Lavender is one of the most popular aromatherapy oils. According to 2012 research, lavender aromatherapy is thought to calm anxiety by impacting the limbic system, the part of the brain that controls emotions.
Jasmine oil has a gorgeous floral scent. According to a 2013 study, inhaling jasmine oil can promote a sense of well-being and romance. Unlike some other essential oils used for anxiety, jasmine oil is thought to calm the nervous system without causing sleepiness.
Chamomile is well-known for its relaxing and sedating properties and intoxicating scent. There isn’t much research on chamomile essential oil for anxiety.
Frankincense oil is made from the resin of the Boswellia tree. It has a musky, sweet aroma that’s thought to ease anxiety. According to a 2008 study, an aromatherapy hand massage using a blend of frankincense, lavender, and bergamot improved anxiety, depression, and pain in people with terminal cancer.
Floral-scented ylang ylang is used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation. According to a 2006 study on nurses, inhaling a blend of ylang ylang, lavender, and bergamot lowered stress and anxiety levels, blood pressure, heart rate, and serum cortisol.
Bergamot oil comes from bergamot oranges and has an invigorating citrus scent. According to a 2015 studyTrusted Source, both animal and human trials have found that bergamot helps relieve anxiety and improve mood.