Twelve days of Christmas; twelve days of emotional intelligence

We’re suggesting a few small changes to the song, Twelve Days of Christmas.

Same tune.

On the first day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Gratitude for everything I have. #Optimism

"... gratitude for everything I have."

On the second day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Self-care to manage my stress. #StressTolerance

"Self-care to manage my stress."

On the third day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Acceptance for the way that things are. #Flexibility

"Acceptance for the way things are."

On the fourth day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me (and my family),
Deep breath and counting up to ten. #ImpulseControl

"Deep breath and counting up to ten."

On the fifth day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Checking my perceptions with a friend. #RealityTesting

"...checking my perceptions with a friend."

On the sixth day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Knowing I helped someone out. #SocialResponsibility

"...knowing I helped someone out."

On the seventh day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Really listening to a friend. #empathy

"...really listening to a friend."

On the eight day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Getting together with good friends. #InterpersonalRelationships

"Getting together with good friends."

On the ninth day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Some time to enjoy my own company. #Independence

"...some time to enjoy my own company."

On the tenth day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Asking for what I want and need. #Assertiveness

"...asking for what I want and need."

On the eleventh day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Doing more of what I really love to do. #SelfActualization

"...doing more of what I really love to do."

On the twelfth day of Christmas, the gift I gave to me,
Accepting myself just the way I am. #SelfRegard

Twelfth day of Christmas: "...accepting myself just the way I am."

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We would be so happy for you to join us for the Twelve Days of Christmas as we prepare for this holiday season. You will receive a short note in your email inbox each day for 12 days with some EQ reflections. We hope this will help you to connect with yourself and others in the spirit of the season, as you understand it.

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