Download 17 Practical Emotional Intelligence Exercises (PDF) for Helping Others Understand and Use Their Emotions

Download 17 Practical Emotional Intelligence Exercises (PDF) for Helping Others Understand and Use Their Emotions

This pack contains the highest-rated emotional intelligence tools that our practitioners use for their own professional development, in coaching, for teaching, or in a therapeutic setting.

Practitioners have reported that these exercises have led to breakthrough moments in the careers and personal lives of their clients.

17 Essential Tools to Better Help Others...

This package includes 17 practical tools covering a wide range of emotional intelligence skills including:

emotional clarity | expressing emotions | exploring action tendancies | emotional avoidance | 

All tools are rooted in science and include references, practical advice and a detailed description of how to use the tool.

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Master proven methods to increase the mental well-being of the people you work with.

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Extend your offering with EI methods and interventions.

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Become an expert

Use these tools to add emotional intelligence to your professional arsenal.

You Will Be Equipped With The Following Tools...

  • Coloring In For Emotional Clarity: allow clients to connect to their emotions and gain clarity around the different emotional states experienced in a given situation.
  • Exploring Action Tendencies: increase awareness of action tendencies that result from both positive and negative emotions.
  • Extracting Needs From Emotions:  identify the personal needs that are satisfied as indicated by the experience of positive and negative emotions.
  • ​Healing Through Writing: help clients find meaning and resolution in their trauma through the writing process.
  • ​Pushing the Ball Under Water Metaphor: Help clients clarify the distinction between suppression and acceptance of experiences.
  • Positive Emotion Brainstorm: generate possible ideas for your client to increase positive emotions in daily life.
  • Reading Facial Expressions of Emotions: help clients develop the important life skill of reading the emotions of others by deciphering facial expressions.
  • Ripple Effects from Emotions: increase awareness of the consequences of expressing emotions to others. 
  • Self-reflecting on Emotional Intelligence: help clients to take a closer look at their own emotional skills and to systematically assess these skills through an emotionally intelligent lens.
  • ​The Consequences of Experiential Avoidance: make a client aware of the long-term effects and pitfalls of experiential avoidance. 
  • The Feeling Dictionary: increase the client’s level of emotional awareness by asking to define feelings or emotions in terms of the thoughts that usually accompany them.
  • The Feeling Wheel: train people to be more detailed in describing their feelings and recognize emotions with more accuracy.
  • The Neuroanatomy of an Emotion: teach clients the neuroanatomy of emotions to (1) help them understand what is occurring during emotional distress and (2) learn how to effectively reduce this stress based on these insights.
  • Using Music to Express Feelings: facilitate clients in commutating their feelings and concerns by using music as a medium to “translate” personal experiences.
  • When Hot Buttons Are Pushed: help people identify what their personal triggers (hot buttons) are – and to effectively address them – so that they can respond more effectively the next time they feel triggered.
  • Wise Mind Chair Work:  introduce clients to the three states of mind depicted in the DBT wise mind model through education and chair work.
  • The Emotion Meter: help clients build the skills of recognizing and labeling emotions.
"This package has contributed measurably and immeasurably to the well-being of people with whom I interact. Their lives are clearer of purpose and more fulfilling in outcomes as well as processes".
Stephen R. Mills Corporate Trainer California, US
This is a great resource for my coaching and counseling work as well as for presentations I give. It’s great to have everything packaged in convenient ways for client use and keeps me abreast of Positive Psychology developments.
Dr. Richelle Anderson Clinical Psychologist Wisconsin, US
"Thanks so much for these wonderful resources. I'm a MAPP student at University of East London & a wellness practitioner for the past 20+years. These tools are an essential part of my box of tricks when developing a program or workshop - thank you!"
Tara Killen Executive Coach Ireland

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Emotional Intelligence Introductory Handbook (PDF)

Need a quick refresher on the theory of emotional intelligence to complement your new collection of EI tools? This 32-page PDF booklet explains core emotional intelligence concepts, including the four key EI skills that are essential to mastering emotions. Delve into the theory and gain new insights to start using in your practice right away.

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How to Improve Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace 

So many workplace conflicts and difficulties could be avoided if emotional intelligence were a skill baked into company leadership and culture. In this 30-page PDF booklet, we’ll define emotional intelligence in the context of the workplace and look at how to improve EI for both individual employees and organizations as a whole.

About the author 

Hugo Alberts (Ph.D.) has over 15 years’ experience teaching psychology to thousands of people at universities, companies, healthcare facilities, and government agencies. 

Currently, his focus is developing science-based tools and exercises to help other professionals apply positive psychology confidently and expertly.
"I really enjoy and all of the onsite and resources that come with it. This is the best investment I have made with my practice."
Laura Fernie Personal Development Coach Hawaii, US
"I would like you to know that the whole my therapeutic practice lives just because of your work, your articles and especially these tools. I spend nearly every evening translating your materials to the Czech language and then I use it in my work every day. I feel much better and more competent."
Eva Janštová Psychologist Czech Republic
"I am thankful to you for the resources. I cannot overemphasise how these tools you have shared with me have benefited me in the individual and group work I am currently involved in. This stuff does the work for you. You just have to present it."
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To promote good practice, please note that you are advised to use these tools within the boundaries of your professional expertise. For instance, if you are a certified clinician, you are advised to use the tools within your field of expertise (clinical psychology). Likewise, a school teacher may use the tools in the classroom, but is not advised to use the tools for clinical populations. is not responsible for unauthorised usage of these tools.
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