Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child

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Emotional Intelligence is a term coined by psychologist, Daniel Goleman, that refers to a person's ability to identify, manage, understand and process emotions so that you can effectively manage stress, have healthy, rewarding relationships, handle conflict respectfully, and maintain good emotional health.As the article I linked above explains, Emotional Intelligence has been shown to be even more important than IQ in determining career success and both relationship and life satisfaction. … [Read more...]

Pope Francis, “Keep watch over your emotions!”

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In his homily for his installation, Pope Francis reflected on the "vocation of protector"  so ably modelled by St. Joseph, who's feast we celebrate today.  In his comments, Pope Francis made some surprising and important comments on the importance of developing emotional control and how our ability to be good stewards of our emotions directly affects our ability to be the protectors of one another God calls us to be.But to be "protectors", we also have to keep watch over ourselves! Let us n … [Read more...]


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