What the psychology community is saying 

 
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MENTAL WELLNESS

Yale 

Findings: "The skills associated with emotional intelligence, therefore, should help individuals to deal effectively with unpleasant emotions to promote pleasant emotions in order to promote both personal growth and well being. [Furthermore] emotional intelligence...predicts important life outcomes, and it appears that the skills that comprise the construct can be learned.” Evidence

 
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BALANCE

Bradley University 

Findings: "The level of EI is viewed as central to developing an individual’s life-work balance." Evidence

 
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LOVE

Yale and Columbia

Findings: "Members of couples in which both partners score high on...EI tend to be happier and more satisfied with their relationships." Evidence

 
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SUCCESS

Johnson & Johnson

Findings: Results from a study of 1400 participants showed that the highest performing managers have significantly more "emotional competence" than other managers. Evidence

 
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CREATIVITY

Yale and Fundacion Botin 

Findings: "Emotional intelligence abilities are necessary to transform emotions into motivators of creative activity. [One] way that people can use emotions to help creativity is by matching their emotional state to the tasks that would benefit from a certain mood." Evidence