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Three Pillars for Supporting Resilience - Whole Child Education

Three Pillars for Supporting Resilience - Whole Child Education | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
We call on educators, policymakers, business leaders, families, and community members to work together on a whole child approach to education.
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Great ideas for fostering resilience in the classroom. 

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The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
And what managers need to know about negative ones.
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Your comments--positive or negative--have a powerful effect.  Proceed with caution . . .

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Building self-awareness | Training Journal

Building self-awareness | Training Journal | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
How to build self-awareness: http://t.co/2nshAuC1iQ via @TrainingJournal
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Leaders can benefit from greater self-awareness.

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Do You Have the Emotional Intelligence Employers Seek?

Do You Have the Emotional Intelligence Employers Seek? | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Emotional intelligence may be the key you need to stand out in a competitive job market.
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10 Ancient Rules We Should All Live by Today

10 Ancient Rules We Should All Live by Today | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Understanding the lessons of evolution can help us lead richer lives today.
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These ten "rules" are the result of observations about human behavior--quite sensible.  One of my favorites is rule #7. Imagine if we lived with this in mind . . .

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Manage a Difficult Conversation with Emotional Intelligence

Manage a Difficult Conversation with Emotional Intelligence | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it

GreYou can't go in expecting logic to prevail.

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Great insights here!  Did you think it was a good idea to "control" those emotions?  The author says, "When you bottle up your feelings, you’re likely to express your emotions in unintended ways instead, either sarcastically or in a completely different context."

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François Pham's curator insight, June 25, 8:10 AM

Un article qui peut faire le lien avec le livre "Conversations Cruciales".

 

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How do you know if you are self-aware? - Plexxi

How do you know if you are self-aware? - Plexxi | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
One of the traits of successful people is that they are self-aware. I think most of us know that we need to be aware of how we are performing. Indeed, it is critical that we constantly iterate on our performance to improve. But most of the commentary on self-awareness has more to do with the …
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How do you know if you are a self-aware person?  This article provides some tips for evaluating your own self-awareness.  "

Perhaps the most important aspect of being self-aware is really less about watching your own behavior as it is about observing how others react to you. - See more at: http://www.plexxi.com/2014/06/know-self-aware/#sthash.2JZXeTMc.6MVc9Qyb.dpufPerhaps the most important aspect of being self-aware is really less about watching your own behavior as it is about observing how others react to you. - See more at: http://www.plexxi.com/2014/06/know-self-aware/#sthash.2JZXeTMc.6MVc9Qyb.dpuf
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We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can. Then, whatever happens, we will have no regrets.

We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can. Then, whatever happens, we will have no regrets. | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Dalai Lama (via thecalminside) ("We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can.
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Every. Day. 

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Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence: Mood Meter Overview

When students experience a range of emotions, how does it impact how students think and what they do? Watch this animation to explore how emotions impact thoughts and behaviors in the classroom....
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All emotions matter--and this less-than-two-minute animation uses color to help get that point across.

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Pavel Barta's curator insight, June 18, 8:37 AM

Different emotions help with different things .... Here is a brief video highlighting when to be in what mood in order to boost effectiveness with classroom. 

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Day 534: What is Self Awareness?

Day 534: What is Self Awareness? | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
http://forum.desteni.org/viewtopic.php?f=50&t=68337. Living the Principle of Self Awareness – to be aware, to see, to recognize my own thoughts and Mind, to be self honest to the extent where I can take responsibility for when I see my thoughts /...
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Are you strong enough to really question yourself?  The reward could be greater self-awareness. 

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5 Activities For Practicing Empathy With Your Children

5 Activities For Practicing Empathy With Your Children | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Five simple tips you can try today with your children.
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Empathy may be an inborn aspect of our humanity--but we can all learn to increase it for richer lives and a more peaceful world.

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18 Ways to Improve Your Body Language

18 Ways to Improve Your Body Language | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
There is no specific advice on how to use your body language. What you do might be interpreted in several ways, depending on the setting and who you are talking to. You’ll probably want to use your body language differently
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Observing your own body language can lead to greater self-awareness.  Try these 18 tips.

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Stressful relationships may shorten your life

Stressful relationships may shorten your life | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
According to a Danish study, interpersonal conflicts, regardless of the source, are associated with a higher mortality risk.
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Exercise, eat a healthy diet--and foster the positive aspects of relationship to live a  better and longer life.  Makes sense.

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Hiring for Emotional Intelligence

Hiring for Emotional Intelligence | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
When you are hiring hospitality staff, it’s important to hire those who show that they have emotional intelligence (EI). They should not only be able to express and control their own emotions, but ...
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Tips on hiring for emotional intelligence.

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SCHOOLS Preventing bullying with emotional intelligence - News Weekly

SCHOOLS Preventing bullying with emotional intelligence
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Whether it's old-fashioned physical or verbal aggression, ostracism or online abuse, bullying is deeply rooted in a lack of emotional intelligence skills.
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Insightful article on how to prevent bullying.

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Can meditation really slow aging? - wwlp.com

Can meditation really slow aging? - wwlp.com | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Can meditation really slow aging? wwlp.com Oncologist James Coyne of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, who is skeptical of this field in general and describes some of the research on positive psychology and health as “morally offensive”...
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So--what is the length of your telomeres?  This article balances evidence and skepticism around the possibility that meditation may help relieve stress--and slow the aging process.

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10 Ways That Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Cope with Cancer

10 Ways That Emotional Intelligence Can Help You Cope with Cancer | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it

The skills of Emotional Intelligence can help you cope with the slings and arrows of fortune--what I call Unexpected Life Events (ULEs), which eventually come to all of us without regard for intellect, wealth, beauty, or social status. 

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How Does Meditation Reduce Anxiety at a Neural Level?

How Does Meditation Reduce Anxiety at a Neural Level? | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it

Researchers identify brain areas linked to mindfulness and anxiety reduction.


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How does meditation help reduce stress?

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5 Crucial Emotional Intelligence Traits of Highly Effective Leaders

5 Crucial Emotional Intelligence Traits of Highly Effective Leaders | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care” Theodore Roosevelt Over the last decade there has been a huge increase in evidence that emotional intelligence is an important …
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How to Handle Anger - Huffington Post UK

How to Handle Anger - Huffington Post UK | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
How to Handle Anger
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It does nothing positive for your health, well-being, work and relationships.
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"Remember--anger is just one letter away from danger!"  Hmm--that's worth thinking about. 

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How to take criticism well

How to take criticism well | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
No one likes getting criticism. But it can be a chance to show off a rare skill: responding to negative feedback well.
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How do you react to criticism?  The author of this article says, "All feedback has some truth in it," even if only to reveal how others think, Mr. Miller says. Before dismissing it, ask yourself, "What is the nugget that I can pull out of this?"

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7 Body Language Mistakes That Could Cost You The Promotion

7 Body Language Mistakes That Could Cost You The Promotion | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Here are some red flags that may indicate your body language is becoming problematic, and ways to fix them.
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Recognizing your own body language is part of self-awareness. 

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Dr. Laura Markham > Playing with Your Child: Games for Connection and Emotional Intelligence

Dr. Laura Markham > Playing with Your Child: Games for Connection and Emotional Intelligence | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
RT @DrRobertGrant: Dr. Laura Markham > Playing with Your Child: Games for Connection and Emotional Intelligence: http://t.co/sNDsvH9YMC
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The author suggests games for all those difficult situations your child may be experiencing--and you get to play too!

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Why Self-Awareness is an Integral Part of Workplace Success

Why Self-Awareness is an Integral Part of Workplace Success | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
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Self-awareness is the foundation for emotional intelligence--and greater success and well-being.

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10 Positive Psychology Studies to Change Your View of Happiness

10 Positive Psychology Studies to Change Your View of Happiness | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
The more I discover about positive psychology, the more I am reminded that happiness is rarely found in material possessions or worldly pursuits.
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Rethink the meaning of "happiness" with these ten short ideas.

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5 Things I've Learned About Resilience From Wives of Wounded Warriors

5 Things I've Learned About Resilience From Wives of Wounded Warriors | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Acceptance is not the same as compliance. It's about experiencing the emotions and trusting that you will bounce back. Ultimately, emotional resilience is about attitude. By focusing on the positive they live more in the solution than the problem. Gr...
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"The wives of Wounded Warriors taught me that acceptance is not the same as compliance. It's not giving up and letting the stress take over; it's about experiencing the emotions and trusting that you will bounce back."

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