I’m happy to share my latest contribution to the Forbes Coaches Council – an article on the hard work of applying self-regulation to your life. In my Forbes article, Putting Theory Into Practice, I explain how to use your newly honed self-awareness — understanding of our triggers, naming our emotions, recognizing how we appear to others — and then acting on it by developing self-regulation. It’s a critical step in emotional intelligence – and one that can be a big challenge.