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The Neuroscience of Social Emotions

The Neuroscience of Social Emotions

This white paper and accompanying slides shed light on the social side of emotions – and the tremendous implications in business, social and personal settings. Summarizes fascinating research into our emotions’ social functioning and ways to use it to your advantage. For more on this, read this article, http://www.6seconds.org/2017/05/14/22809/

Posted May 18, 2017 by in Life


Neuroscience relationships
3 Vital Questions for Thinking Optimistically

3 Vital Questions for Thinking Optimistically

When we are faced with adversity, sometimes it’s hard to keep an optimistic mindset. These slides have 3 questions – and explanations of them – that are designed to help you think optimistically about challenging situations.

Posted May 18, 2017 by in Life


Exercise Optimism
Two Questions for Increased Motivation

Two Questions for Increased Motivation

This short, animated video give you two questions to ask yourself to engage your own intrinsic motivation.

Posted May 18, 2017 by in Life


Engage Intrinsic Motivation
SEL Lesson – Conflict Resolution and Peace

SEL Lesson – Conflict Resolution and Peace

This social emotional learning lesson from Teaching Tolerance uses inspirational quotes to help students practice their conflict resolution skills.

Posted May 18, 2017 by in Education


conflict SEL
Solving the Biggest Problems: Negotiating with EQ

Solving the Biggest Problems: Negotiating with EQ

In this article from Six Seconds, Daniel Shapiro, the founder and director of the Harvard International Negotiation Program, talks about the myth of leaving emotions out of negotiations.

Posted May 18, 2017 by in Life


conflict
EQ for At Risk Kids

EQ for At Risk Kids

Can EQ help at risk youth? EQ Consultant Deborah Havert discusses this question by looking at education research that was done using Six Seconds’ SEI-YV assessment.

Posted May 11, 2017 by in Life


children
How to Create a Culture Committed to Problem Solving

How to Create a Culture Committed to Problem Solving

This article from Edutopia talks about how the the faculty at University Park Campus School use a culture committed to problem solving to tackle student needs early and effectively.

Posted May 11, 2017 by in Education


SEL
The Power of Doing Absolutely Nothing

The Power of Doing Absolutely Nothing

In this TED talk, Andy Puddicombe talks about the power of doing nothing – no emailing, texting, TV, texting, chatting, reading – not even sitting there reminiscing about the past or planning for the future- literally nothing. And the benefits of doing exactly that for even ten minutes a day.

Posted May 11, 2017 by in Life


Mindfulness
SEL Lesson: Watch Your Words

SEL Lesson: Watch Your Words

This lesson helps students to have a new awareness of the power of words to make one feel better or worse, learn what killer statements are, and reflect on the harm they cause.

Posted May 11, 2017 by in Education


SEL
Tips on Increasing Optimism

Tips on Increasing Optimism

In this short video from Six Seconds, EQ Consultant Deborah Havert offers advice on how to increase optimism, especially during times of adversity.

Posted May 4, 2017 by in Life


Exercise Optimism
Seeing the Silver Lining

Seeing the Silver Lining

These slides summarize recent research into the relationship between stress, depression, and emotion regulation. It focuses on one specific emotion regulation technique that has been shown to decrease the likelihood that stress leads to depressive symptoms.

Posted May 4, 2017 by in Life


Navigate Emotions Stress
Bullying Prevention: EQ Tips for Educators

Bullying Prevention: EQ Tips for Educators

In this article from Six Seconds, Dr. Susan Stillman talks about why the skills of emotional intelligence are invaluable for implementing a complete approach to bullying prevention.

Posted May 4, 2017 by in Education


SEL
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