We did say that our hobbies reveal an awful lot about us – much more than we think they would (see “Tell Me Your Hobby. I’ll Tell You Your Style”, 26 Sept. 2016).
Consider emotional management – one of the most useful and difficult EI skills to master. Would you have guessed there is a correlation between a person’s hobby type and emotional management level?
Yet this is what we found out.
Customer service advisors with active hobbies seem to be able to keep their emotions at bay more than those with sedentary or social pastimes.
Could this be the umpteenth positive effect of exercise – not only benefitting our physical health and boosting our brain power, but also strengthening our emotional management?
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