If you have a problem, don’t muddle through. Here’s a simple rap about what to do. Stop, calm down before you act. You’ll think more clearly – that’s a fact. Say the problem and how you feel. Set a positive goal (and… Read More
Category: Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Choices, Collaborative for Academic, Collaborative problem solving, Communication, Conflict Management, Consequences, Consequential thinking, Discipline, Feelings vocabulary, Goal setting, Positive goal, Problem solving, Roger Weissberg, Self control, Social and Emotional Learning, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL), Traffic Light Model, traffic light
About Managing Emotions: What happens when one family member loses his or her temper or anxiety overwhelms him? How does he or she deal with it? How does it impact those around them? Fear, anxiety and anger consume us at varying intervals. For… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Coach, Communication, Create a Safe Environment, Dealing with Anger, Dealing with Anxiety, Emotions, Expressing Emotion, Feelings vocabulary, Losing temper, Managing emotions, Model, Practice, Self-regulatin
…When I want sincerity tell me where else can I turn? Because you’re the one I depend upon. – Honesty by Billy Joel1 “I’m fine. Really. Fine.” From that statement, are you convinced that I’m fine? Even without hearing the tone of… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Anxiety, Cool down, Emotional awareness, Emotional honesty, Empathy, Expressing feelings, Feeling words, Feelings guessing game, Feelings vocabulary, Identifying feelings, Modeling, Reinforce, Remind, Self awareness
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