The other day, I heard a girl on the street say, “I saw a guy with a Trump shirt on, and I literally crossed the street.” It seems she’s not the only one, as division has reached all time highs. This is the story of one man’s journey to start reaching across the divide – and how we can do the same.
With resurgent headlines denouncing “Muslim terrorists,” I return to my own fear the first time I stepped into a room full of people in veils and headscarves. I felt so far from home, and was shocked at what I learned as I began to glimpse the world behind the veil.
After the 2016 election, is there a way to resolve the conflicts that seem to be tearing us apart? Here’s perspective from three leaders who’ve been through conflict and used EQ to find a path forward.
Want to “win” the argument? Negotiate conflict effectively by adding emotional intelligence in this simple 4-step process: Get REAL solutions!
In honor of #WorldRefugeeDay, Seeking Refuge is a way to practice emotional intelligence and increase empathy in a world struggling with isolation and conflict. #WeMeSyria #SeekingRefuge #StartEmpathy
You’ve told your kid “a million times” and frustration is rising. What if there was another way to see the situation? Here’s a 90-second tip for parents to use empathy to diffuse conflict and frustration.
To build more joy, peace and connection with our children, emotional intelligence helps us tune into our feelings and reactions. We all learn ways of reacting – as we become more skilled in noticing our automatic, recurring reactions we open the door to do something more powerful: Respond.
When children are experiencing “big emotions,” a principal finds that a simple process for emotional intelligence makes all the difference.