Journaling is a great daily habit. It helps focus the mind and get rid of things that bother you. It can be used for mindfulness, achieving your goals, emotional intelligence, boosting your IQ, memory and comprehension, self discipline, building communication skills, healing emotional wounds, sparking creativity, building writing skills and increasing confidence. find out more about these 33 ideas for daily journal writing by following this link: https://www.pinterest.com/HabitChange/
Ppl who have self-awareness do a better job self-monitoring. That means the ability to keep track of what one is doing (i. professional & social) thereby figure out what's working and what's not working. Self-awareness also leads to self-reflection.
This article by Travis Bradberry explains the critical components of EQ, how EQ and IQ are different and can interact to produce exceptional leaders, and how brain chemistry allows us to improve our EQ through plasticity.