emotional intelligence

Why Emotions Matter

Discover the powerful role of emotions


Emotions can make the difference between success and failure in every aspect of life. Enhancing your emotional health and intelligence can help you reduce stress, defeat anxiety, conquer depression, and build better relationships. This video introduces two core skills: 1) The ability to quickly remove stress in the moment; and 2) the ability to remain comfortable enough with your emotions to react in constructive ways.

Will you help keep HelpGuide free for all?

One in four people will struggle with mental health at some point in their lives. And with the coronavirus pandemic and troubled economy, many are in crisis right now. More than ever, people need a trustworthy place to turn to for guidance and hope. That is our mission at HelpGuide. Our free online resources ensure that everyone can get the help they need when they need it—no matter what health insurance they have, where they live, or what they can afford. But as a nonprofit that doesn’t run ads or accept corporate sponsorships, we need your help. If you have already contributed, thank you. If you haven’t, please consider helping us reach those who need it: Donate today from as little as $3.