The Family is Our First School for Emotional Learning, Daniel Goleman

Understanding our emotions and being able to discuss emotions with our children is key to family connection and happiness. Often, parents did not learn about the range of emotions growing up so being emotionally aware with children can be quite challenging. I gain great wisdom from Daniel Goleman’s book Emotional Intelligence. I encourage you to read…

Emotional Intelligence for Parents at Stanford University

This past Thursday, October 11, 2012 I spoke at Stanford University on Enhancing Emotional Intelligence in the Family. This was my 11th talk sponsored by Stanford’s Work/Life Program. I based my talk on Daniel Goleman’s 4 areas of Emotional Intelligence. •EMOTIONAL SELF-AWARENESS •MANAGING EMOTIONS •EMPATHY – READING EMOTIONS •HANDLING RELATIONSHIPS . My focus was on…

Daniel Goleman’s newest book Working with Emotional Intelligence

We are emotional beings. Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, suggests that our emotional intelligence is even more important than intellectual intelligence to live a successful life. We enter this world interacting from our limbic system which is our emotional center. All feelings are stored there in our long term memory only to be retriggered…