So take a look at our summary, our courses, our games and techniques each offer you different ways to engage with emotions, learning more about them and how to drive your goals,
Discover techniques to interact with and manage your emotions, not only to calm anxieties, but also to drive your goals and interactions.
Managing emotions in a healthy way begins with understanding what feelings are, how they function and just how they help you to function.
This is because they are NOT just expressions of the 'heart' but instead are a meaningful and indeed essential part of what MOVES us to act.
They are also a big part of what moves others to act towards (or away from) you.
So the idea is to understand this, and not look to suppress the feelings, but rather to manage them more effectively.
Feelings direct attention and fill you with energy. Look at what you are feeling, and how you feel about those things that have your attention.
Consider how feelings seem to almost create a force that drives you to 'want to act.' The best known of these is perhaps fight or flight,our reaction to fear!. But what about your other feelings? How do they drive You?
The Feeling Monsters app available for free at iTunes provides a simplified overview of the energy of feelings asking 'APPROACH or AVOID'.?
LETS FACE IT
The face of feelings, provides a powerful way to illustrate the function of feeling, and the impact feelings have on you (as your make these expressions) and those around you.
It is how we share our feelings with others,and how others share their feelings with us. Simply take a look at the emoji culture where messages are so often reduced to a tiny 'face' of feeling. BUT there is far more to it! So make a face and see if you can discover more about the face of feelings.
TAKE A LOOK
The face of feeling illustrates how feelings alerts us to what is important, drawing our attention to things in both our internal and our external environment. This includes people, things and even thoughts.
Neuro Linguistic Programing (NLP) refers to this as our eye accessing cues. which not only indicate what someone is 'focusing' on and 'thinking about' but can also help you to CHANGE WHAT HAS YOUR ATTENTION. and HOW YOU FEEL
CALM, FOCUSED, EMPOWERED and CONNECTED
This is just one of the facts about feeling that we use to help us feel calm, focused, empowered and connected.
So take a journey of discovery through our apps, website and courses to discover the take home fact, foundation or technique that works for you.
What you think you become, What you feel you attract, What you imagine you create."
Calming, engaging, entertaining , discovering and learning.
The app includes some techniques developed by Inner Apps with video guides providing both audio and visual cues as well as some techniques developed by others often including their videos to help inspire or guide you.
Take a look at the purposeful breathing technique below.
Explore emotional facts in an entertaining way, with this quiz designed to challenge everyone. So whether it is body reading skills or cultural awareness, feeling vocab or general (and not so general) knowledge, there is something for everyone.
Try some of these take home facts from our various courses and apps. Some are simply fun facts that may even help you with the EQ quiz questions.
A BABY SMILES
A baby's reflex smile will disappear by time she's 2 months old, and her first real one will make an appearance somewhere between one and a half to 3 months (or 6 and 12 weeks) of life.
UNIVERSAL FACIAL EXPRESSIONS
It is widely supported within the scientific community that there are around six or seven basic emotions, each with their own unique and distinctive facial expressions.
These emotions are Happiness, Sadness, Fear, Anger, Surprise, Disgust and Contempt
WHAT IS YOUR 'RESTING' FACE
Naturally angry-looking people are rated less trustworthy, while the happy-looking people are given the benefit of the doubt (Christopher Olivola, Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University)
Apologize with a smile is a relatively common expression in Japan. (Akihiro Tanaka Assistant Professor, Waseda University Institute for Advanced Study)
SMILING MAKES US APPEALING
A reflex action or survival instinct similar to other newborn reflexes like rooting and sucking, the babies first smile are not responsive. These first reflex smiles are innate and are believed to make newborns more appealing to keep them safer.
CAN YOU SPOT A FAKE SMILE?
Dubbed the Duchenne Smile, a genuine smile is said to engage the muscles around the mouth and the eyes.