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Why Emotional Intelligence Matters More Than Ever

Sat, January 29, 2022 10:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Why Emotional Intelligence Matters More Than Ever: Part One

Written by: Michael Brenner (VP Programming for L&D Philly)

The persistent COVID-19 virus represents more than a physical threat to our bodies; it also poses a considerable risk to our mental and emotional health.  Recent articles make this abundantly clear:

  • “During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may experience stress, anxiety, fear, sadness and loneliness. And mental health disorders, including anxiety and depression, can worsen.” – www.mayoclinic.org
  • “College students are in the midst of a mental-health crisis. Surveys show rising anxiety and depression in this population, including suicidal thoughts.” – The Atlantic
  • “As Americans head into a third year of pandemic living, therapists around the country are finding themselves on the front lines of a mental health crisis. Social workers, psychologists and counselors from every state say they can’t keep up with an unrelenting demand for their services…” – The New York Times

To read the full article, go to the following links: 

  1. https://hrdqu.com/emotional-intelligence-assessment/why-emotional-intelligence-matters-more-than-ever-part-one/
  2. https://hrdqu.com/emotional-intelligence-assessment/why-emotional-intelligence-matters-more-than-ever-part-two/

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