Anxiety Management: The Importance of Stress Management

What exactly is the importance of stress management? Experts estimate that stress costs the American economy more than $300 billion each year. Medical experts estimate that 80% of all health problems are, at least in part, due to stress. While the effects of stress on our society are great, poorly [...]

Teaching Interpersonal Awareness: Empathetic Listening

An improvement to good listening habits is learning to listen empathetically. Empathetic listening goes beyond ordinary listening. This type of listening allows the listener to see the world as others see it and provides a higher level of understanding of how other people feel. Your students will never be able [...]

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Teaching Interpersonal Awareness: Listening

In order to teach your students interpersonal awareness, you have to teach them how to listen. Listening is a primary communication activity used by all people and is central to the personal, social and educational and workplace success of every person. One of the best ways to improve interpersonal awareness [...]

Teaching Interpersonal Awareness: Communication

A core skill for improving interpersonal awareness is communication skills. Communication skills form the basis for obtaining accurate information about others. They serve as a window into another person’s world. Communication includes speaking, listening, reading, and writing. It also involves both verbal and nonverbal messages. Communication is the cornerstone of [...]