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A positive approach to schooling

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How the positive psychology movement in Australian schools is making a lasting impact with its students and setting an example for the world to follow.
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Positive psychology has a great future in the classroom. 

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Emotional Intelligence for a Compassionate World: Workbook for Enhancing Emotional Intelligence Skills Barbara A. Kerr PhD on  Amazon.com: Books

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Edgar Schein: Humble Leadership

Author and organizational culture expert Ed Schein in a conversation with Google VP of People Development Karen May.

 


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen, Ian Berry, Ivon Prefontaine, PhD, Roy Sheneman, PhD
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Caylin Britt's curator insight, June 3, 2016 8:33 AM

No intellect compares to that of the wisdom of a life long lived. - Caylin Britt

Gijs Spoor's curator insight, June 12, 2016 9:17 AM
In times of Great Churning asking humble questions allows collective intelligence to be activated. 
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Its splendid :)
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Roots of Empathy  

Roots of Empathy is a school based program that teaches emotional literacy to children. A baby & the family are introduced to the classroom once a month with 2 supporting lessons as well.
The children observe the changes in development & learn about caring.


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How People Learn to Become Resilient

How People Learn to Become Resilient | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it

Perception is key to resilience: Do you conceptualize an event as traumatic, or as a chance to learn and grow?

 We can learn resilience. 


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Resilience presents a challenge for psychologists. Whether you can be said to have it or not largely depends not on any particular psychological test but on the way your life unfolds. If you are lucky enough to never experience any sort of adversity, we won’t know how resilient you are. It’s only when you’re faced with obstacles, stress, and other environmental threats that resilience, or the lack of it, emerges: Do you succumb or do you surmount?

 

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10 Ways to Practice Self-Compassion to Minimize Your Shame and Suffering 

10 Ways to Practice Self-Compassion to Minimize Your Shame and Suffering  | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
“This is a moment of suffering. Suffering is part of life. May I be kind to myself in this moment. May I give myself the compassion I need.” ~Kristin Neff

I consider myself to be a very compassionate person, but I’ve struggled a great deal with self-compassion. Though I’ve now been sober for over six years, back when I was drinking I made a lot of mistakes, and it’s taken me a long time to have empathy and understanding for myself.

While drinking, I did and said a lot of things that made me feel ashamed and unhappy. When I drank, one of my go-to moves was giving into a sudden, intense desire to leave (or attempt to leave) a bar or party.

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Jennifer Arnold-Levy's curator insight, February 13, 6:35 PM
Self compassion can be difficult but worth it - as we become more self compassionate we can cultivate compassion for others more easily. Try these ideas to get started.  
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The Development of Empathy... An Essential Life Skill!

The Development of Empathy... An Essential Life Skill! | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it

As a result a more empathetic brain will have more difficulty behaving in a violent way. While attending the sleep over party, my brain pathways likely fired in a way that found it too difficult to be mean to the new girl.

Various versions of interesting studies reveal that babies as young as 5 months old can demonstrate empathy skills. However, due to a variety of situations and circumstances some children do not experience the ideal serve and return relationships early in life. A child that does not experience the give and take of a relationship is simply not going to develop the brain connections for seeing things from another person’s point of view.

 

DEBORAH MCNELIS


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Are You in Despair? That’s Good

Are You in Despair? That’s Good | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
People who have more nuanced views of their emotions — indignation versus general misery, say — are healthier, studies find.
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There is good reason to specifically name emotions.  This article explains why.
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Emotional intelligence: The bits you can learn

Emotional intelligence: The bits you can learn | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Many companies are becoming increasingly aware of the true impact that Emotional Quotient (EQ) can have within the business arena.
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Being Compassionate Summary Slides |authorSTREAM

Being Compassionate Summary Slides |authorSTREAM | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Summary of the article "Being Compassionate" located in the Community Tool Box of the University of Kansas: http://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/spiritua..
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What does the Dickens’ character, Ebenezer Scrooge, have in common with the third century B.C. Tibetan Buddhist figure, Avalokitesvara--and what can they teach us about the meaning of compassion and how we can activate it in our communities? Read the article: http://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/spirituality-and-community-building/being-compassionate/main

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What does the Dickens’ character, Ebenezer Scrooge, have in common with the third century B.C. Tibetan Buddhist figure, Avalokitesvara--and what can they teach us about the meaning of compassion and how we can activate it in our communities? Read the article: http://ctb.ku.edu/en/table-of-contents/spirituality-and-community-building/being-compassionate/main

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Is empathy the hidden motor of human history? | New Humanist

Is empathy the hidden motor of human history? | New Humanist | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Often depicted as a feel-good emotion and “soft” skill, empathy can be a powerful secular force for social and political transformation
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"Simply put, empathy and reason typically operate in conjunction to create the foundations of human rights and social justice. They are not polar opposites but are in fact the best of friends, a democratic double act. Like knife and fork, ball and socket, Fred and Ginger, they work best when they work together."

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Redefining Humane Education

Redefining Humane Education | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Mikey hated school and everything about it. A firstgrader in a small town in Kentucky, Mikey already had a reputation as a handful. He disrupted, interrupted, erupted and was generally frustrated and isolated. He didn’t speak at grade level and resisted gestures of friendship.
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What a great idea--happy dogs, happy kids--and helping them learn empathy.

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Manage a Difficult Conversation with Emotional Intelligence

Manage a Difficult Conversation with Emotional Intelligence | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Emotions aren’t just the result of a workplace conflict. In fact, emotions usually are the conflict. They need to be acknowledged and planned for. Recognizing emotions, assessing their impact on thinking, understanding them, and managing them is a roadmap for navigating through those often-murky (and anxiety-provoking) waters.
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"Emotions aren’t just the result of a workplace conflict. In fact, emotions usually are the conflict. They need to be acknowledged and planned for. Recognizing emotions, assessing their impact on thinking, understanding them, and managing them is a roadmap for navigating through those often-murky (and anxiety-provoking) waters."

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40 Questions that Will Quiet Your Mind

40 Questions that Will Quiet Your Mind | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers… because asking the right questions is the answer. Here are 40 such questions that will help you quiet your mind and refocus your thoughts.
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These 40 simple but provocative questions (and photos) can help you remember what is important to you. Try this out!

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Secrets Of The Most Resilient People

Secrets Of The Most Resilient People | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it

Some people just seem to bounce back from whatever life throws at them. Whether it’s illness, loss, or tragedy, they do the tough work of picking themselves up, dusting themselves off, and carrying on—even when it seems impossible.

 

If you’ve ever thought, “I could never do that” when looking at one of these apparent “superheroes,” don’t be so sure. It’s actually possible to build resilience to make yourself better able to bounce back from even the most difficult times.

 

“It’s the ability to get back in the game after you’ve had some sort of failure. And indeed, we can learn to become more resilient,” says social scientist and leadership expert Frank Niles, PhD. Niles says there are a number of science-backed areas people can address to help them be more resilient.

 

Here are some ways you can shore up your “resilience bunker” to better prepare for when tough times strike.


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CCM Consultancy's curator insight, October 31, 1:33 AM

Your ability to become and remain resilient is directly related to your emotional intelligence.

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Failing is the key to success.
CCM Consultancy's curator insight, November 12, 12:35 AM

Several studies showed  having a sense of purpose beyond your occupation or everyday role  plays a big role in resilience.

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Fourteen Ways to Develop Empathy

Fourteen Ways to Develop Empathy | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Empathy can be taught and learned--and help us create a more compassionate world.
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30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy  

30 Of The Best Books To Teach Children Empathy   | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
by TeachThought Staff

Often confused with sympathy and compassion, empathy is, put simply, the ability to feel what another person is feeling. Unlike sympathy or compassion, empathy doesn’t require you to feel for  them, though it can lead to those emotions. Empathy, rather, is a starting point for understanding both ourselves and other people from the inside out.

In “How To Teach Empathy,” Terry Heick said that “empathy is both a cause and effect of understanding, a kind of cognitive and emotional double helix that can create a bridge between classroom learning and ‘real life’ application.”

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Awareness of the Self |authorSTREAM

Awareness of the Self |authorSTREAM | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
A few suggestions for building four skills that will help build self-awareness, the foundational building block of Emotional Intelligence.- authorSTREAM Presentation
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Design Thinking: Empathy Maps 

Design Thinking: Empathy Maps  | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Empathy Maps help to rapidly put your team in the user’s shoes and align on pains and gains — whether at the beginning of a project or mid-stream when you need to re-focus on your user.

 

Empathy Map is a tool that helps designers empathize with the people for which they are designing a solution.

 

With empathetic mapping the designer/developer put themselves in the position of the user. Empathy Maps can also be used to test a prototype design or in activities such as role playing to help better understand the needs of the user.

 

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Male politicians in Japan get ‘pregnant’ in order to develop empathy with overworked mothers

Male politicians in Japan get ‘pregnant’ in order to develop empathy with overworked mothers | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
A 2014 study that found Japanese men to be the most unhelpful in the world when it comes to child care and home chores, inspired governors of three prefectures to team up and make a TV ad -- wearing 16-pound pregnancy suits that mimic being seven months pregnant.

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The Trickle-Down Effect of Good (and Bad) Leadership

The Trickle-Down Effect of Good (and Bad) Leadership | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
Your peers, your direct reports, your partner or spouse, and your children also have a high probability of practicing the example you set.
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What About That Bad Boss?

What About That Bad Boss? | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
The lack of self-awareness is the major cause of someone being a "bad boss."
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"No one, not even an apple, likes to gain the label 'bad' . . .

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Brilliant infographic about Emotional Intelligence in the workplace from Brighton School of Business and Management (https://www.brightonsbm.com/)

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Can your emotional intelligence change?

This video is about emotional intelligence.
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This is a skill that can be learned!  Three-and-a-half minute video worth watching.

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Karlton B McIver's curator insight, March 6, 2016 9:23 PM

This is a skill that can be learned!  Three-and-a-half minute video worth watching.

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Empathy Begins Here

Empathy Begins Here | Emotional Intelligence Development | Scoop.it
                                                      In my granddaughter Mia’s preschool, five small white toilets are lined up along a tiled bathroom wall just around the corner from five conveniently low sinks for washing hands. The boys and girls in the Peacefulness classroom line up together to take turns on the toilets. Like many of her classmates, Mia is…
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What difference does empathy make?

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INTELLECTUAL , EMOTIONAL & SPIRITUAL INTELLIGENCE

8.08.15 - YOGESH SHARDA, Personal Development trainer and workshop facilitator for over 20 years.
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