Teenagers are considered as one of the most active group of individuals today. However, there are times that teens are already having some kind of mental health problem and yet adults fail to recognize it. Because of misinterpretation and ignorance, teens get to experience less understanding from their parents thus, leading to a more complicated situation which is of mental illness.
Emotional Intelligence or commonly known as EQ is a relatively new field of psychology. Emotional intelligence means the ability for a person to access, influence and conclude our emotions and also the emotions of other people around us.
The term emotional intelligence was first made popular by Daniel Goldman with his book Emotional Intelligence and since then many researchers have began studies in this new field of psychology. Since then, we have understood a lot more about emotional intelligence.
Being a teenager can involve a lot of juggling. Trying to manage demands at school, home and from friends can seem stressful--even overwhelming at times. To help teens handle stress and stay focused, parents should encourage their teens to budget their time, eat and sleep well, exercise, and ask for help when they need it.
No matter what your opinion on education may be, you have to admit that the world has changed drastically in the last few decades. With technology and globalization rapidly growing at an unprecedented rate, it’s more important than ever that students learn how to live and work cooperatively with others.
Fortunately, there are many programs that can help students develop these skills, one of which is social-emotional learning (SEL).
Here are five reasons why you should support SEL in your child’s education.
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