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Embed Emotional Intelligence into your family’s life

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The Mood Meter is a great practical, every day tool to develop your own and your family’s emotional smarts. Like any new tool that we learn, it takes time and effort to practice using these in our daily lives. The big challenge for parents is to embed the use of the Mood Meter into their family’s daily life, so that it becomes part of the way “we do things in our family.” You can use a Mood Meter poster, or for teens the Mood Meter app developed by Yale. Here are three easy-to-do ideas to help you keep the Mood Meter, and emotional intelligence development, front of mind for you and your family. 1. ALWAYS VISIBLE It’s a quirk of life that what’s seen gets acted on. People use ‘to do’ lists to remind them of what’s important. Conversely, what’s not seen is often forgotten. With this in mind it’s smart to put...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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