Tag Archives: destructive emotions

Fear Eats the Soul: Girl Guides Attitude Survey, Wellbeing and Action are Urgently Needed

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Earlier this week, the Girl Guides Association released their “Girls’ Attitude Survey”. It’s uncomfortable reading. https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/globalassets/docs-and-resources/research-and-campaigns/girls-attitudes-survey-2016.pdf This isn’t a small insignificant survey. It was carefully constructed, with researchers carrying out interviews with over 1600 girls and young women between the … Continue reading

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Inside Out and A Child of our Times

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Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme today contained a superficial item on ‘brain science’ and on human emotions – hanging a discussion on a new Pixar movie (plug) called Inside Out. The Guardian’s review of the movie tells us “It’s about what’s … Continue reading

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“Blue Jasmine” and Destructive Emotions

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Around this time last year we wrote about the different types of intelligence displayed in the film “Good Will Hunting”. If you’d like to read the post then click on this link: https://3diassociates.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/good-will-hunting/ We commented that whilst Will Hunting was … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Emotional Intelligence

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To be emotionally intelligent is to have an intelligent approach to managing our emotions. It’s the ability to use a range of skills that enable such management to be effective. It involves a determination to ensure that destructive emotions do … Continue reading

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Emotional Literacy and Emotional Intelligence

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We often find ourselves talking about ‘emotional literacy‘ and ‘emotional intelligence‘, and attempting to define these two concepts in order to carry on a useful dialogue about them. To this end we’re summarising in this particular post what Susie Orbach … Continue reading

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Improving Learning and Managing Emotions

A roundup of a few fairly random pieces today. “I couldn’t sit in front of a desk and concentrate for more than a minute. But when I was learning to dance, my attention was focused for hours.” – Dancer and … Continue reading

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