Over and over, researchers are finding that empathy is the cornerstone for becoming a happy, well-adjusted, successful adult. Studies show that possessing empathy also makes children more likable, more employable, better leaders, and more conscience-driven.
Wins and losses should not be the most important thing to focus on in youth sports.
The truth is, kids don’t learn how to be kind from reading about it in a textbook, but from doing kind deeds. The more children witness or experience what it feels like to give, the more likely they will develop a charitable spirit.
Here are five of the most creative ways adults around the world are cultivating children’s empathy to create a world where their kids think WE, not ME.
From our guest contributor Michael Josephson. It’s in the news all the time – kids are cheating in school in new ways and at unprecedented rates. One of the reasons is the way schools and parents deal with or ignore
There are countless ways for students to practice kindness and increase their empathy capacities.
These 9 habits help kids develop, practice and live an empathetic lifestyle.
Step 1. Define the term, “Goal” — One of the easiest ways to explain goals is to link the term to something children are familiar with such as hockey, soccer, or football.
Former Iowa State kicker Cole Netten put together a video of mean tweets sent to him throughout his seasons as a Cyclone, followed by the post-season awards he won. He captioned the video, “Y’all made me work harder. Thank you.”
When you find your purpose, you’ll feel good about who you are, what you stand for, and where you’re heading.