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Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence A car ahead was moving like a turtle and not giving me way in spite of my continuous honking! I was on the brink of losing my cool when I noticed the small sticker on the car’s rear! “Physically challenged; Please be patient.” And that changed everything!! I immediately went calm & slowed down!! In fact, I got a little protective of the car & the driver!!! I reached home a few minutes late, but it was ok! And then it struck me. Would I have been patient if there was no sticker? Why do we need stickers to be patient with people!? Will we be more patient & kind with others if people had labels pasted on their foreheads? Labels like — “ Lost my job”, “Fighting cancer”, “Going through a bad divorce”, “Suffering Emotional abuse", "Lost a loved one”, “Feeling worthless”, “Financially broken”, ....and more like these!! Everyone is fighting a battle we know nothing about. The least we can do is to be patient, kind & compassionate. Let us resp