Emotional Intelligence is the Difference

That Makes the Difference




Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to recognize, understand, and manage one’s own emotions and to perceive and influence the emotions of others. Research consistently shows that individuals with higher levels of emotional intelligence experience better mental health, stronger interpersonal relationships, and greater overall life satisfaction.


Our emotions

The current state of emotions in the world is undoubtedly complex and varied, reflecting the diverse experiences and challenges individuals and communities face globally. Many people are grappling with feelings of uncertainty, anxiety, and fear due to ongoing issues such as trauma, grief from the impact of Covid-19 residues, political unrest, economic instability, and social inequalities. These circumstances have heightened stress levels and exacerbated mental health struggles for many individuals.

un-addressed emotions are impacting the rise of significant problems:

Mental Health Challenges

The ongoing uncertainty, fear, and stress stemming from global issues like political unrest, economic instability, and social inequalities are exacerbating mental health struggles for many individuals. Depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders are on the rise.


Strained Relationships

Heightened emotions and stressors can strain relationships, leading to conflicts and breakdowns in communication.  Existing tensions create new challenges in interpersonal dynamics.

Increased Substance Abuse

Some individuals may turn to substances such as alcohol, drugs, or prescription medications to cope with overwhelming emotions and stress. This can lead to substance abuse disorders and further exacerbate mental health issues.

Worsening Inequalities

Vulnerable populations, including those already marginalized or disadvantaged, may experience disproportionate impacts on their mental health due to limited access to resources, healthcare, and support systems. Social inequalities can deepen as a result.


a greater impact

If the current emotional challenges in the world aren’t addressed, several problems could arise. Mental health issues like depression and anxiety might increase, straining healthcare systems. Social isolation could worsen, leading to loneliness and damaged relationships. Productivity at work and school could drop, hurting the economy. More people might turn to substance abuse, leading to addiction and health problems. Vulnerable groups could face greater difficulties, widening social and economic gaps. Chronic stress could cause physical health issues and increase suicidal thoughts. Proactively addressing these issues is crucial to prevent these severe outcomes and promote a healthier, more resilient global population. 

EQ as a self-healing approach

Addressing these challenges requires a multifaceted approach, including increasing access to mental health services, promoting social support networks, fostering resilience, and tackling the systemic issues that contribute to emotional distress. However, developing emotional intelligence can significantly reduce the time spent seeking care by guiding individuals toward self-healing.

the five pillars of

emotional intelligence


Recognizing and understanding one’s own emotions and looking at how they impact our actions.


Developing strategies to manage stress, anxiety, and other negative emotions in a healthy way.


Work for reasons besides money. Things that bring fullfiment. 


The ability to be with other’s people emotions and offer them comfort.


Enables one to effectively communicate with others.

a solutions based approach program

The implementation of an Emotional Intelligence program can significantly enhance the quality of life by offering empowering skills to navigate emotions effectively, foster healthier relationships, and cope with the challenges faced in the workplace, schools, and communities.


A tailored curriculum that addresses emotional challenges such as grief, and anxiety. It is designed to be interactive and engaging.  Sessions incorporate a variety of learning modalities, including group discussions, role-playing exercises, somatic work, and reflective journaling.

Class Structure

Offered weekly or bi-weekly classes.  All classes are conducted by Raphaella Silva who has expertise in emotional intelligence training, life coaching, and spirituality. Class sizes are small (16 max) to facilitate meaningful interaction and personalized attention.

Topics Covered

Emotional self-awareness: Recognizing and understanding one’s own emotions. Emotional regulation: Developing strategies to manage stress, anxiety, and other negative emotions. Empathy and social skills: Enhancing interpersonal communication, active listening, and conflict resolution skills. Work in teams, influence, and leadership contribution. Motivation – Pursuing personal goals not as a reward but rather as a fulfillment.

Integration with Existing Programs

Coordinate with existing wellness and recreational programs within the respective organization to complement and reinforce the principles taught in the emotional intelligence classes. Encourage participants to apply the skills learned in class to their daily lives through practical exercises and homework assignments.



Each workshop is designed to be interactive, engaging, and practical, providing participants with the tools and techniques to apply emotional intelligence in real-world scenarios.


Each retreat is thoughtfully designed to provide a holistic experience, blending educational workshops with practical activities and personal reflection.

group coaching

Our dynamic group coaching sessions are designed to foster collective growth and improve team dynamics, our coaching services provide a supportive environment for developing essential EI skills.

online classes

Each online class is designed to be engaging and practical, offering participants the flexibility to learn at their own pace while gaining valuable insights and skills.


Each keynote address is crafted to deliver impactful messages that resonate with the audience, providing practical takeaways and inspiring them to apply emotional intelligence in their own lives.

service spaces

The program can be customized to focus on any specific group/community.

  • Corporate Agencies
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Senior Living Communities
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Churches
  • Shelters
  • Schools

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