Managing our emotional reactions is vital to learning how to control our emotions instead of letting our emotions control us. On today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll take a look at learning how to react well to emotions, understanding those emotions, and how to control those emotions.
Similar to IQ, your “intellectual quotient” your emotional intelligence is a measure of how capable you are in handling your emotions. The difference between the two is that you can improve your emotional intelligence as you get older.
Today on Insights Into Teens we’re going to take a look at what Emotional Intelligence is, why it’s important and how to improve it.
We mostly address issues teens deal with on this podcast. But there are challenges to parenting that are worth taking a look at as well. Our Perspectives On Parenting topics are aimed at looking at these issues to help teens understand some of the difficulties parents face to hopefully put things on a more even playing field. Today’s Perspective on Parenting will look at some of the top challenges of parenting today.
Is the future of AI more like HAL 9000, Skynet and the Matrix?
Or is it more like Wall-E, Star Trek’s Commander Data or C-3PO from Star Wars?
Some of the world’s most brilliant minds like Michio Kaku and Stephen Hawking recognize the tremendous potential for artificial intelligence but also offer words of caution at its development
Is artificial intelligence the next step in our evolution, or the first step in our ultimate destruction
How will AI impact what humans create, and could humans be entirely removed from the creative process?
Social Phobia is something most of us experience at one time or another and at varying degrees of severity. It’s that nervous feeling you get if you speak in front of a group. That shy feeling you experience around others who aren’t in your inner circle. Or the self-consciousness you may experience out in public for any number or reasons.
But Social Phobia that is uncontrolled and severe can be crippling and lead to other issues.
On today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’re going to take a look at what Social Phobia is, what causes it, how it can affect your life, and ultimately how to deal with it.
Some people welcome new experiences and new people. They look forward to any opportunity to socialize. They’re often the first to introduce themselves and they jump into a conversation easily. Other people are quiet and shy, and prefer to warm up slowly to new people or situations. In today’s episode of Insights Into Teens we’ll talk about what Shyness is, why people are shy and how to cope with shyness.