Being aware of our emotions enable us to build better relationships by understanding our feelings clearly, resolving conflicts easily and responding sensibly even during challenging times. It is important to foster positive emotions such as hope, joy, affection, compassion, inspiration etc. Whilst it is necessary to learn how to handle negative emotions such as fear, anger, jealousy, loneliness, self-criticism etc.
It is prudent to learn and understand about emotions from early childhood to help perceive and manage emotions effectively during later years. There are various ways to develop positive emotions and control negative emotions to reduce its ill-effects on wellbeing.
It is imperative to know how our mind and emotion works so that we can deal with our own emotions effectively and become empathetic towards other’s emotions.
- Evaluating the importance of understanding emotions.
- Understanding the impacts of emotions on brain development and genetic codes.
- Learning about the various components of emotional development.
- Identifying emotions – its nature and expressions.
- Gaining clarity on feelings and how we express emotions.
- Knowing the strategies to help children enhance emotional agility.
- Ways to control emotions and prevent emotional burnout.
- Develop awareness of the importance of Emotional Intelligence for better self-management and improved interpersonal relations.
The programme is for teachers, carers or parents who are willing to explore and learn about the various components of mind and emotions during the course of life, right from childhood to adolescent through adulthood.