Every day we interact with hundreds of people – from those close to us like family and friends, to those we meet for a brief moment like the shop assistant and the bus driver. Just think about the number of people that you have interacted with already today. It’s fascinating how dependent we are on relationships. We rely upon relationships with others for the food we eat and the clothes we wear. We also rely upon relationships to find our place in society. We all want to be liked and accepted in some way; the people around us often affect our behaviour, our dress code and even our language. So, as a relational being, would you describe yourself as emotionally intelligent?