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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

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Heat maps reveal where you feel emotions in your body Yeah this is very misleading. It's as much a heat map as the colors on Taco Bell sauce packets are. Although the images appear to be heat related and the author refers to the brighter color as a 'warm glow', as far as I can tell these have nothing at all to do with heat - they are merely self-reported 'maps' of where on their bodies people felt differences after viewing words or images associated with different feelings.

About Emotional Intelligence What everyone needs to know. Emotional Intelligence Is the Other Kind of Smart. When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses in 1995, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of success—IQ. Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. Emotional intelligence is the “something” in each of us that is a bit intangible.

Art "Therapy" - A Documentary About Art as Therapy According to Wikipedia, “therapy” literally means curing, or healing. That is how art therapy is used in Art “Therapy”: A Documentary, which features five young people with some form of mental illness who have found ways of healing themselves through artistic expression. Here is the video along with a summary and transcript below. Michael suffers from and is under medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. How Plenary works Time for discussion before taking a decision A parliamentary report put to the vote in plenary is generally the subject of a debate in which the Commission, the representatives of the political groups and individual MEPs express their views. Speaking time per person, often very short, depends on the number of Members who have asked for the floor. Unlike the voting, which is sometimes held at a very rapid pace, the debates can last for several hours, depending on the number of Members who wish to speak.

To Combat Suicides, Army Focuses On The Homefront hide captionAlicia McCoy holds a photo of her husband, Sgt. Brandon McCoy. Despite taking part in basewide suicide prevention efforts at Fort Campbell in 2009, Sgt. McCoy took his own life in 2012. Blake Farmer for NPR Alicia McCoy holds a photo of her husband, Sgt. 18 Ways to Improve Your Body Language There is no specific advice on how to use your body language. What you do might be interpreted in several ways, depending on the setting and who you are talking to. You’ll probably want to use your body language differently when talking to your boss compared to when you talk to a girl/guy you’re interested in. These are some common interpretations of body language and often more effective ways to communicate with your body. First, to change your body language you must be aware of your body language. Notice how you sit, how you stand, how you use you hands and legs, what you do while talking to someone.

Fuel Critical Thinking: Ask Powerful QuestionsSix Seconds What will best fuel your learning and thinking: Data or questions? The answer: It depends. In large part, on the quality of the question. In the brief video below, Anabel Jensen, President of Six Seconds and Chairman of Education at Notre Dame de Namur, explains that the vast majority of question in classrooms are simply about factual recall. Pink phones in Cambodia Presenter: For years, women in Cambodia have struggled to make ends meet. Unexpected storms often destroyed their crops and when they did have crops to sell they didn’t know how much to sell them for. Oxfam is giving mobile phones to women in remote villages in Cambodia and sending them text messages about the latest weather information and crop prices. The women are then able to share this information with others, talk to traders and barter for better profits by making a simple phone call.Chum Kor: The text messages are really important. They help me plan which crop to harvest and when - which increases my overall productivity. My community has been transformed.

How we work You may already have seen or heard interpreters at work whispering for heads of state or interpreting in sound-proof booths at large international conferences. The ability to interpret is a skill many claim but few truly possess. Consider the process of interpretation: the interpreter listens to the speaker, understands the message and converts it into another language, speaks to the delegates and all the while monitors his output to ensure elegant delivery. And while this is happening the interpreter is absorbing the next part of the speech. What are the processes involved? It is essential to grasp that interpreting is first and foremost understanding the intended message perfectly.

If You Think You're Good At Multitasking, You Probably Aren't : Shots - Health News hide captionTake it easy, fella. iStockphoto.com Take it easy, fella. The 4 Ways You Can Use Body Language To Influence Success If you see someone frowning, head bowed, shoulders slumped, it’s a fair bet they’re feeling low in confidence. But which came first: the slumped shoulders or the bad mood? Your body language doesn’t merely reflect your emotions, it’s often the cause. By learning some of the principal ways that your own posture, gestures, facial expression and even tone of voice affect your mind, you will be more aware of the factors influencing your mood, and give yourself an edge in presentations and negotiations. 1. Know the “Power Posture”

Emotional Intelligence 101: Why and How To Put EQ Into ActionSix Seconds Let’s break it down: What is emotional intelligence and why does it matter? How does this make a difference in my life at work, school, home? Next week is our 3rd annual free online conference, EQ Week. To make the most of the program, here’s a quick intro to emotional intelligence (EQ) — and how this incredible program of free webinars and resources will help you create positive change. Emotional Intelligence 101: Accurate with Data

Media Smarts: Kids Learn How to Navigate the Multimedia World Narrator: The average American young person spends more than six and a half hours in front of some sort of screen each day. Surfing the web, watching TV, and playing games. Teacher: Okay, when you have a novel-- Narrator: Yet, most schools treat the written word as the only means of communication worthy of study, and as a consequence, students remain poorly equipped to think critically about, and express themselves through, the media they are immersed in every day. George: We stress so hard learning English, and learning English grammar, and then we shove music and art over into some sort of artistic, which means, sort of therapeutic or fun thing.

The amazing brains of the real-time interpreters One morning this summer I paid a visit to the sole United Nations agency in London. The headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) sits on the southern bank of the Thames, a short distance upstream from the Houses of Parliament. As I approached, I saw that a ship’s prow, sculpted in metal, was grafted like a nose to the ground floor of this otherwise bland building. Inside I met a dozen or so mostly female IMO translators.

it will be a great source to use for my classroom on body language. by lexia Dec 12

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