Dr Shallimar Jones Clinical Psychologist and creator of the E.I. board game.
Emotional Intelligence is a combination of things, Dr Shallimar Jones is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Researcher, Assistant Professor, and Published Author. She created the E-IQ (TM) method including the board game!!! She is one of very few solo black female board game designers. Find out more about her work and game at @drsjconsulting Dr Shallimar Jones shares some research based insights about emotions, about the want we have to be happy, and how it can be difficult to acknowledge joy, that it can even be to not feel worthy of joy. Joy is an emotion that naturally releases endorphins, makes us feel better and that it is important to find those joyful moments. An emotion we all seem to struggle with is hurt and Dr Shallimar Jones shared “Hurt is difficult, it is not an easy emotion to unwrap. Because it also involves anger, it involves fear, it involves all of those things we generally wanna avoid in life. But once you are able to understand them and unpack them in a way that makes sense, and in a healthy way, you actually come out stronger on the other side…”