We have the power to change the way we react to a situation.
How to Manage Emotions
People need to learn how to manage their feelings and emotions.
Each time someone becomes angry or upset they make a choice to either cope with those feelings or react to them.
It takes a lot of self control and self discipline to calm down again after something has triggered someone to become angry or upset. Parents and teachers need to ‘teach’ children how to manage their feelings and emotions rather than punishing them for having them.
Many adults also need to learn how to manage their feelings appropriately. Children learn from what we do more than what we say!
Emotion Traffic Lights For Children
Red Zone Feelings: Out of control – a volcanic eruption!
When a child is in red zone they are not utilising the rational part of their brain. They are not in control of themselves. They may be frightened of themselves and:...
Why did you look for inspirational quotes for students? Is it because you are a parent with a child who is struggling at school, or with learning, or are they lacking motivation? As a teacher and mother myself I totally relate.
But...as difficult as it is to see our children and students struggle it is our job to help them through it with love and support but not by taking their struggle away and rescuing them from it.
Ken Robinson (one of my own mentor's) states it best....
“When children aren’t given the space to struggle through things on their own, they don’t learn to problem-solve very well.
They don’t learn to be confident in their own abilities, and it can affect their self-esteem.”
― Ken Robinson
With each struggle they learn, but they can be learning, with us at their side, encouraging them on. The more they exercise this 'struggle muscle' inside of them, the stronger it will get, until they are...