Helping Your Child Cope During the COVID-19 Pandemic This week’s musing will highlight how you can help support your child to manage during this challenging time with tips to help with adjusting to the changes your child is likely experiencing. Read More
Towards a Reappraisal of the Bonds between Emotional Intelligence and Burnout Teaching is a demanding profession and teachers are often expected to navigate a myriad of challenges on a daily basis. Teaching related stress, if not managed appropriately can lead to burnout for some teachers. Read More
White Paper 1: An Examination of Positive Psychology and Emotional Intelligence Read More
Pathways to Anxiety: Contributions of Attachment History, Temperament, Peer Competence, and Ability to Manage Intense Emotions
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Early Social-Emotional Functioning and Public Health: The Relationship Between Kindergarten Social Competence and Future Wellness This paper examined the social competence of young children upon entry to kindergarten on a range of wellness related outcomes in late adolescence and early adulthood. Read More
Development of Children’s Understanding of Connections between Thinking and Feeling Read More
The Science of Stress and How Our Emotions Affect Our Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease This interest piece by writer Maria Popova discusses the evolution in our understanding of the link between the mind and body. Read More
The surprising thing Google learnt about its employees – and what it means for today’s students Read More
Green Teens: Investigating the role of Emotional Intelligence in Adolescent Environmentalism Read More
Emotional Intelligence Impact on Half Marathon Finish Times Researchers from the University of Padova and the Marconi Institute for Creativity in Italy investigated the impact of Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a key ingredient of mental fitness in runners. Read More
The Best Headspace for Making Decisions – anger is not the best way to approach a big choice but neither is happiness This article from American literary and cultural commentary magazine “The Atlantic” discusses the age old topic of the head versus the heart when it comes to healthy decision making. Read More
The Role of Dispositional Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence in Adolescent Males This study looks specifically at the relationship between Emotional Intelligence (EI), dispositional mindfulness and wellbeing in a sample of adolescent school going boys. Read More
How Efficient Are Emotional Intelligence Trainings: A Meta-Analysis Read More
Surviving in the mainstream: Capacity of children with autism spectrum disorders to perform academically and regulate their emotions and behaviour at school Read More
Emotional Mastery: The Gifted Wisdom of Unpleasant Feelings In this thought provoking Ted Talk, Psychologist Joan Rosenberg talks about the value of being able to move through challenging emotions or unpleasant feelings for gaining insight, developing self-confidence and ultimately greater resilience in life. Read More
Emotional Intelligence for School Administrators: A Priority for School Reform? It is now a widely accepted notion in the business world that emotional intelligence (EI) is a desirable quality in a leader, and one which contributes to successful leadership. This article by Bobby Moore suggests that the same is true for leaders in education. Read More
Emotional intelligence and psychological resilience to negative life events Resilience is often defined as the ability to bounce back from life’s disappointments. The commonly used term appears in parenting forums and school culture, where resilience in childhood is acknowledged as a desirable attribute. Read More
Want to win an Olympic final? Get in touch with your emotions This instalment of the popular media outlet “The Conversation” discusses an event that was the topic of conversations around the world in 2016 Read More
How our emotions transform mundane events into strong memories
 Memories are a powerful tool whose function often surpasses their definition as the process by which information is stored in the brain, encoded and retrieved. In this installation of the popular media outlet The Conversation, the authors discuss the adaptability of the human memory which allows us to recall significant information... Read More
How children use their emotions to learn Read More