Emotional Intelligence Certification: Self Awareness Level 1
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Emotional Intelligence Certification: Self Awareness Level 1

Certification Course. Understand your personality with more Emotional Intelligence
4.1 (296 ratings)
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Last updated 3/2018
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Deal with tough sitautions easier
  • Have completed one of four modules for their Emotional Intelligence certification
  • No prerequisites
  • Need a desire to increase your Emotional Intelligence

This course deals with Self Awareness and Emotional Intelligence

It is the first of four certification courses, which can be done in any order.

The four courses are: 

  • Emotional Intelligence Certification: Self Awareness Level 1
  • Emotional Intelligence Certification Self Management Level 2
  • Empathy and Social Awareness EI Certification: Level 3
  • Relationship Management EI Certification - Level 4

Emotional Intelligence:A set of emotional, social and relational skills that guides the way we perceive, understand and express ourselves; connect with others; manage interpersonal exchange; cope with challenges; and apply emotional information in an effective, meaningful way.

Research indicates that emotional intelligence can be learned and be measurable differences directly associated with professional and personal success. Furthermore, it may be responsible for up to 80% of the success we experience in life.

The basic areas of emotional intelligence are self-awareness, self-management; empathy/social awareness and relationship management.

EIQ Self-Awareness

Self-awareness reflects understanding, personal acceptance & an overall understanding of personal psychology. Self-awareness is foundational to social awareness & self-management.

Factors Include:

  • Personality elements
  • Learning styles
  • Mental attitudes & states
  • Comfort & discomfort
  • Strengths &
  • weaknesses
  • Biofeedback
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self esteem
  • Temperament
  • Tension/stress levels
  • Spirituality
  • Conscience
  • Emotional Well-being
  • Assertiveness
  • Authenticity
  • Character
  • Confidence
  • Internal Empathy
  • Self-perception
  • Mindfulness

Self Recognition is comprised of 5 sub-categories:

  • Self-Awareness/Understanding: a conscious, deliberate reflection on personal identity, image, feelings, motives, desires & how these are associated with perceptions of self in the context of various situations. Empathy & understanding of self. Knowing why emotions occur. Being authentic.
  • Connections of Cause & Effect: recognition of the impact & consequence of behaviors on feelings & moods; separating external & internal factors effecting emotions. Knowing how feelings relate to performance.
  • Self-Appreciation, Acceptance & Confidence: development of self-esteem; personal worth & value; & coming to grips with personal attributes. Recognizing personal strengths, weaknesses, & limitations. Operating with realistic self-assurance.
  • Consciousness, Assertiveness: intentional establishment of personal boundaries & appropriate limits; choosing a path that expresses self-worth through personal care & outward presentation (presence).
  • Emotional Identification: ability to identify & name personal feelings; vocabulary & definition of emotions allowing choices, responses & performance; effective reflection on intrapersonal information.
Who this course is for:
  • Therapists who want to Understand Emotional Intelligence at a Deeper Level
  • Human Resource Specialists who want a Certification in Emotional Intelligence
Course content
Expand all 32 lectures 01:55:56
+ Introduction
1 lecture 01:28

Self Awareness is the cornerstone for becoming who you want to be. You can take control of whom you are. It is the way to understanding yourself on a deep level which allows you to achieve th elife you desire.

Preview 01:28
+ Understanding Emotion
5 lectures 25:47

We rarely learn in school how to deal with the emotional side of the brain, our feelings. While most people let their emotions run wild, we can learn to control them, instead of being controlled by them.


Your feelings are impacted by the energy behind them. Learn about how much energy is behind your emotions. Some emotions are dominant and others are passive or in the background. Your emotions move fast. 

Preview 09:59

Constructive emotions help us to get where we want to go. Negative emotions are counter-productive, but in certain situations are a part of life. Recognize them and manage them as effectively as possible.

Constructive & Counter-Productive

How to keep how to keep your brain healthy. Nurturing your brain keeps it going properly.

Brain Wellbeing, Health & Vitality

It is important to spend time thinking about how we are feeling. Are we getting what we want or running into major challenges? We want to make our emotions our friends.

Emotional Self-Awareness
2 questions
+ Mindfulness
5 lectures 21:43

MIndfulness is simply about taking the time and effort to be more aware of what is happening around you. It makes you far more productive and happier.


Create systems that turn into routines and patterns, which are more powerful than relying on willpower. Set yourself up for success by putting systems in place that support your goals. A little improvement on a daily basis works far superior than trying to leapfrog from where you are to where you want to be.

Systemic Gains

Develop the discipline to make your mind the slave, not the master. We focus on that consciousness. To create that focus, we need to know about the subconscious and unconscious minds. We get patterns of emotions, which end up in the subconscious and unconscious. Is 75% of your self talk negative?


We are giving you questions to help you be more self aware in more detail. The more detail, the more you will heighten your self awareness.

Reflection & Application

Being aware and cultivating a connection with yourself, will bring you many dividends in the future.

+ Happiness & Positive Psychology
5 lectures 16:02

Are you creating failure? Are you cultivate the right things to enjoy the journey.


Are you in the 'Zone'? What engage you in life? Are your relationships meaningful and fun? They support long life and happiness.


When we spend our time on negative thoughts, we choose to be unhappy. We are about as happy as we choose to be.

Choosing Happiness

Internally and externally, positive thinking energizes you.

Positive Advantages

Have a great dream! Be kind, compassionate, take care of yourself, appreciative and try new things and learn.

2 questions
+ Being Yourself: Authenticity
5 lectures 18:59

In this section, we will be exploring Authenticity and living your own dream instead of someone else's dream.


Do you think you can take care of others without taking care of yourself?

Preview 03:59

Can you celebrate your successes? Do you make comparisons? These are deadly in validation, as there is always someone better and someone worse.

Validation & Self-Acceptance

Do you use SWAT Analysis? If you are not self aware, you can not identify your strengths. It is an effective tool.

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats

Negative self talk in counter productive. There are many different types of intelligence. We can adapt our personality to various situations. We have enduring aspects and fast changing aspects to our personalities.

Personality, Intelligence & Temperament
1 question
+ Counterproductive Emotions
2 lectures 09:43

There are good reasons for negative emotions, but in today's world they do not serve us as much as they did thousands of years ago. Mastering our fears, recognizes them. Once they create immobility, become unproductive, they need to be managed in a different way.

Fear, Anger, Emotional Triggers

Authenticity is easy to manage once you have a handle on it. Mindfullness is the key to tapping into your feeling?

Counterproductive Emotions
1 question
+ Confidence, Self-Esteem & Assertiveness
5 lectures 20:27

In this section, we focus on Confidence, Self-Esteem and Assertiveness.


What creates a sustainable level of self confidence and self worth? How can we deal with disappointment? Do you know why you behave as you do?

Self-Worth & Self-Assurance

Do you lack confidence? Are you over confident? Neither are optimal.

Confidence Continuum

These come from positive, realistic expectations. Do you want to create higher levels of excellence?

Preview 05:07

Fake it until you make can be true, but there are better ways. Create a legitimate sense of self worth.

+ Conclusion
4 lectures 01:46

Congratulations! You have finished the first level course on Emotional Intelligence.

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