The book helps in understanding each component of EI along with its meaning, significance and application in our professional and personal lives. It talks about the five main elements of EI, namely self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation, empathy and social skills that allow us to escape from the ordinary. The necessary foundation for building EI is based on the three main components of mindfulness, resilience and compassion, which are also discussed in the book. It further provides steps for driving with EI and is filled with EI self-assessment tools and exercises. Emotional Intelligence shares the recipe for lifelong health, good relationships, professional and personal success, and happiness.