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Help To Adjust

(Social Emotional Learning)

“Our feelings are like messengers. And if we’re not listening and learning from their message, they won’t go away despite our best efforts to force them, but rather they will leak out in unhealthy ways, like gasoline waiting to catch flame.” - The Gift of Emotion

About Social Emotional Learning

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is an effective tool to target life issues, identify the difficult components and tackle them. It focuses on strengths and builds emotional capacity within. Social Emotional Learning is a specialty that is the natural sibling to mental health counseling – It helps people to increase their self-esteem through self examination. It allows us to build our sense of self as it relates to the larger community.

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Benefits of Social Emotional Learning

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) offers a wide range of benefits for individuals of all ages. SEL focuses on developing essential skills that help individuals understand and manage their emotions, establish positive relationships, make responsible decisions, and effectively navigate various social situations.

SEL equips individuals with a foundation of skills that enhance their emotional well-being, relationships, decision-making, and overall quality of life – It empowers individuals to navigate life’s complexities with greater resilience and effectiveness.

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the art of understanding oneself, embracing empathy, and mastering the language of emotions, crafting a symphony of connection, resilience, and flourishing in the grand orchestra of life. The 5 SEL competencies are:

  • Self-Awareness – Help individuals explore emotions, thoughts and behaviors. Encourage clients to reflect on their strengths, values, and areas for growth. Self-reflection exercises and mindfulness techniques can aid in cultivating self-awareness.
  • Self-Management – Assist individuals in recognizing and managing their emotions effectively. Encourage them to identify triggers and develop healthy coping mechanisms.
  • Relationship Building – Help individuals develop and improve their communication, empathy, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Decision-Making – Assist individuals in setting realistic and attainable goals that align with their values and aspirations. Guide them through the process of creating action plans and breaking down goals into manageable steps.
  • Social Awareness – Encourage individuals to develop an understanding of others’ perspectives, cultures, and emotions.
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Why Social Emotional Learning?

  • You are experiencing life adjustments which are resulting in significant social and emotional changes.

  • It can help you to navigate identify issues, improve stress management, build resilience, and decision-making skills.

  • Can improve communication with children, support their emotional development, and create a positive and nurturing family environment.

  • For adults in mid-life and beyond, SEL can assist in fostering healthy relationships, managing retirement, and finding purpose and fulfillment in new activities.

  • During times of loss, stress, or adversity, SEL skills can provide valuable tools for coping, emotional resilience, and seeking support.