The relation a human being has with his or her emotions plays a significant role in one’s life. Emotions can break us or make us. The art of knowing your emotions and handling them is known as Emotional Intelligence. Sometimes we get carried away by our emotions and come to a point when emotions start ruling our mind and are thinking capability is affected. On the other hand if we are emotionally intelligent we can manage our emotions in the right way so that they empower us and guide us effectively. If we can harness our emotions and instead of suppressing them, expressing the will help us. Similarly we should not be a victim of others toxic emotions and let anyone try to manipulate our feelings. Thus being emotional intelligence is an important virtue which can act as life saving tool if we use it properly!