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Emotional Awareness

Understanding emotions helps your teen respond well to their feelings and to others.

  • Emotional awareness is the ability to:
    • Understand feelings
    • Have empathy for others Empathy is placing yourself in someone else’s shoes and understanding what they are feeling.
    • Deal with challenges
    • Resolve conflict
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  • Emotional awareness helps your teen to:
    • Use good judgement
    • Practice kindness Talk to your teen about taking a stand against bullying.
    • Replace negative thoughts with positive ones
    • Handle stress in positive ways
    • Respectfully say, “No”
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