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Coaching emotional literacy to children
Coaching emotional literacy to children

Author(s): Steven Richfield
Subject(s): Individual Psychology, Cognitive Psychology
Published by: MedCrave Group Kft.
Keywords: literacy;emotional;children;

Summary/Abstract: Parents expend considerable effort preparing children for thechallenges ahead but little attention is typically paid to helping themcommunicate in emotionally meaningful ways. Emotional literacyempowers children to identify feelings within themselves, drawdistinctions, understand subtleties, and verbalize their emotionswith sincerity and consideration of others. This capacity to translatefeelings into precise language can be nurtured at even young ages butopportunities abound throughout childhood. Benefits include greaterself-control, enriched relationships, and pronounced self-awareness.Those who lack the skills to correctly read and respond to theiremotions face greater challenges in adulthood due to the enormousrole emotions play in all aspects of life

  • Issue Year: 1/2014
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 26-26
  • Page Count: 1
  • Language: English