Developing Emotional Intelligence in Children
Emotional Intelligence means we are in tune with our emotions and use this information to deal with them in the most effective and healthy way possible. The challenges of the past few weeks, and uncertainty of the near future is possibly some of the most emotionally difficult time you and your family have experienced. There […]
What Is Resilience?
Resilience, the ability to adapt, tolerate stress, and bounce from failure and adversity, is an invaluable inner strength and a crucial determinant of ultimate success. The strength of resilience can transform inevitable life struggles into opportunities for growth. Even though this strength can be honed throughout adulthood, intentionally cultivating resilience from a young age elevates […]
How Pursuing a Quest Can Bring Purpose to Your Life
In 2002, I walked into a cafe, laptop in hand, to begin a grand adventure. My adventure did not involve swords, dragons, or golden cups; it didn’t require me to hike the Appalachian trail or steer a boat solo across the world. All I had to do was sip a cappuccino and tap away at […]
Why ‘Social and Emotional Learning’ Is So Important for Kids Right Now
“Emotional intelligence” and “social and emotional learning” are terms parents may hear bandied about by teachers and education leaders. And as kids throughout the country muddle through schooling during a pandemic, honing these skills is especially important, experts say. But if you only have a vague idea of what emotional intelligence (EI) and social and […]