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How to Ask Great Questions

How to Ask Great Questions

In this video from Six Seconds, Synapse School educator Amy Payne talks about what makes a great question – and how to ask them to get better answers.

Posted December 7, 2017 by in Education , Family


education
Get Ready, Get Set… Get Privileged?

Get Ready, Get Set… Get Privileged?

This video shows a bunch of young people lining up for a race – and the winner gets $100! But the rules, while reflecting reality, are skewed in favor of a few. An amazing example that we don’t all start the race of life at the same spot – and why that means we need […]

Posted December 7, 2017 by in Life


Increase Empathy
Unlock Your Emotional Genius

Unlock Your Emotional Genius

In this article from Psychology Today, Dr. Susan Whitbourne discusses the origins and importance of EQ. It’s worth reading for some of the interesting facts about the history of emotional intelligence.

Posted December 7, 2017 by in Life


Neuroscience
Finding Your Noble Goal Checklist

Finding Your Noble Goal Checklist

This is a comprehensive checklist to help you craft your noble goal. Maybe you don’t have any clue what your noble goal is, or maybe you are struggling to put it into words. Regardless, this will be a big help.

Posted December 1, 2017 by in Life


Purpose Pursue Noble Goals
EQ and Parenting

EQ and Parenting

EQ Practitioner Eldon Pascoe discusses diversity in families, and how he had to use entirely different strategies for his 3 children – even though that was a hard lesson to learn.

Posted November 30, 2017 by in Family


children parenting
Emotional Theory Comes Alive – Disney’s Inside Out

Emotional Theory Comes Alive – Disney’s Inside Out

This video looks at the emotional theory espoused in Disney’s Inside Out. It’s an amazing look at emotion and cognition in the brain, and the ways in which this film has challenged longstanding misconceptions about emotions.

Posted November 30, 2017 by in Life


Enhance Emotional Literacy
Where’s the EQ? Parking Lot Battle

Where’s the EQ? Parking Lot Battle

This short, funny video from the EQPC is a humorous example of the need for applying consequential thinking and increasing empathy. While we normally don’t do this in our vehicles, how often do we continually escalate a situation until it’s out of control?

Posted November 30, 2017 by in Life


Apply Consequential Thinking Increase Empathy
4 Risk Factors for Burnout – and How to Overcome Them

4 Risk Factors for Burnout – and How to Overcome Them

This article from Psychology Today addresses the risk factors for burnout, and what you can do to overcome them. Concise, practical advice on taking care of yourself.

Posted November 30, 2017 by in Business , Life


Choose Yourself
The Neuroscience of Contagious Laughter

The Neuroscience of Contagious Laughter

This article from Psychology Today looks at why laughter is contagious, and the role it plays in social bonding.

Posted November 22, 2017 by in Life


Neuroscience
The Importance of Empathy

The Importance of Empathy

What is empathy, and how does it work in the brain? This video from Lifehack takes a look at what empathy is, why it’s essential, and how to increase empathy with a few simple steps.

Posted November 22, 2017 by in Life


Increase Empathy
Teaching Children Gratitude and Purpose

Teaching Children Gratitude and Purpose

How do we help children find happiness through gratitude and a connection to purpose? Jenny Wiley and Josh freedman discuss ways that parents can model and teach gratitude to children.

Posted November 22, 2017 by in Family , Life


children parenting Purpose Pursue Noble Goals
EQ Assessments in Schools

EQ Assessments in Schools

An introduction to Six Seconds’ suite of tools for measuring the EQ of children or adults, as individuals or as a group. These tools have unlimited potential to transform classrooms and schools into emotionally healthy, vibrant places.

Posted November 16, 2017 by in Education


SEL
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