Weekend Reading | Oct. 30

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Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads.

Tips To Get Your Child With Trauma Talking

Getting our children to talk is like pulling teeth, teeth that aren’t loose mind you, painful, time consuming and messy. Most of their talking issue’s stem from trauma. They don’t have a solid sense of self (I will go into that in another post) so they are unable to separate and identify their feelings.

The Science Of ‘Hangry’, Or Why Some People Get Grumpy When They’re Hungry

Have you ever snapped angrily at someone when you were hungry? Or has someone snapped angrily at you when they were hungry? If so, you’ve experienced “hangry” (an amalgam of hungry and angry) – the phenomenon whereby some people get grumpy and short-tempered when they’re overdue for a feed.

Emotional Intelligence Activities for Kids

“Emotional intelligence is your ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others, and your ability to use this awareness to manage your behavior and relationships.” To do so successfully for adults is a significant predictor of success (being a high-performer in the workplace) and for kids is a predictor of academic success and positive social behaviors.

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