Emotional awareness is having the ability to recognize your own emotions, and their effects.
- People who have this ability can understand which type of emotion they are experiencing at any given time and why this emotion as come to the forefront of there feelings.
- They can understand the connections between their emotions, thoughts, and actions, including what they represent.
- Understand how their feelings will affect their performance.
- Be guided in how they feel by their own personal values.
Being aware of your own emotions, and how they effect your behaviors, is crucial to effectively interact with others as well as been crucial to your personal health and well-being.