5 Emotional Intelligence books that give you Emotional Awareness

Winters are here and there is no better way to spend time by yourself than reading a good book by the fireplace. If you’re looking for a good book recommendation, you have come to the right place.

But this winter, instead of burying yourself in a fiction or sci-fi novel, go for a social intelligence book. We have a list of exceptional recommendations that will leave you turning the pages for more!

Let’s get started:

1.  Everyday Lessons in Emotional Intelligence; a Caribbean Perspective.” – Dr. Amala Luncheon & Terrin ‘Jaiga’ Callender

This book is perfect for those who are looking for a book that will teach them about different cultural norms, perspectives, and how to effectively communicate with people from different backgrounds.

This book is perfect for entrepreneurs who want to learn more about how to control emotions, understand the emotions of others, and how to make emotions work for them. The interesting thing about this book is that it is written from the perspective of someone who is from the Caribbean. Dr. Amala Luncheon grew up in the Caribbean and then later moved to New York.  

Having met myriad of people in her life, she wrote this book to help business owners understand and work with people from diverse backgrounds. Dr. Luncheon partnered with Trinbagonian soca artiste and media personality Terrin ‘Jaiga’ Callender to incorporate storytelling and to add dimension to the project.

2.  People Skills for Analytical Thinkers – Gilbert Eijkelenboom

This book is for people who are logical thinkers and want to become emotionally aware. If you are someone who analyzes everything and has gotten into trouble for thinking “too logically” this book is for you.

In order to present ideas and connect with others, one must learn to express themselves efficiently. This book offers various techniques and advice to help rational thinkers think emotionally.

3.  Social intelligence Guide – Robert Thompson

This book talks about what social intelligence is in great depth and guides readers on ways they can become more emotionally aware. It discusses the core functions of social intelligence, as well as mental disorders associated with difficulty developing social intelligence.

It is a great read if you want to get an idea of how socially intelligent people work and what sets them apart from rational thinkers.

4.  In Focus – Thomas McSheehy

In Focus is a book that has been written specifically for students and teachers. It focuses on ways students can improve their emotional intelligence and how teachers can help them.

It focuses on different parts of the brain and how to manage emotions. It also focuses on enhancing the learning experience of students with different needs.

5.  Ecoliterate – Daniel Goleman

Ecoliterate beautifully captures the stories of myriads of people. It talks about emotional, social, and ecological intelligence in depth. It focuses on the emotional barriers modern-day individuals face in society and how to combat them. It is a must-read for people are trying to figure themselves out.

These are just a few books that you should purchase this winter. They will help you on your quest to become more emotionally intelligent.