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Increasing Compassion From Berlin to Botswana

By: Six Seconds on November 24, 2015 | 0 comments
Tolerance Workshops Spread Compassion WorldwideThe week of November 16th, 2015 more than 20,000 people gathered around the world to focus on building compassion and peace. Talents for Tolerance encompassed volunteer-run workshops in sixty countries exploring how we can use emotional…


60 Countries Host Tolerance Workshops to +Compassion

By: Six Seconds on November 22, 2015 | 3 comments
 In a week where the news was full of conflicts, tens of thousands of people in 60 countries attended tolerance workshops to be inspired to use their unique strengths to create a more compassionate, inclusive world.."Never underestimate the power of…

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Navigating Emotions at School – A Principal’s Story

By: Six Seconds on November 20, 2015 | 0 comments
Maria Majka, principal at Baywood Elementary School in San Mateo, California, reflects on using emotional intelligence to resolve conflicts and build trust.As principal of an elementary school with a large student population, we were seeking learning opportunities for all children.…


More Compassion in the World with Talents for Tolerance

By: Joshua Freedman on November 14, 2015 | 15 comments
Against the backdrop of cruelty and carnage in many cities around the world, compassion seems far away. Yet each of us has the power to choose to care.  Can we strengthen that kind of power? What are your unique talents…


Transforming Bullies – on South Bay Sunday, KBAY-FM

By: Rachel Goodman on November 13, 2015 | 2 comments
                  [Tweet "Six Seconds Interviewed on KBAY-FM"]Sam VanZandt of KBAY's South Bay Sunday in San Jose, California interviews Six Seconds' Director of Parenting Education, May Duong about how to prevent bullying at home and at school.Sam started by asking May…

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Learning Optimism from Grieving Children

By: guest on November 12, 2015 | 0 comments
Children's Grief Awareness Day is November 19th. Guest blogger Kate Thome, a member of the National Alliance for Grieving Children, shares her memories of surviving loss and how children learn emotional intelligence from the death of someone they love.How Do…

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