These techniques from Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International have prepared thousands of people of all ages and abilities worldwide to take charge of their emotional and physical safety when others are acting in unkind, hurtful, unsafe ways.
Category: Workplace Communication
Emotional triggers can get in the way of healthy and respectful communications. These 7 emotional safety techniques have helped to reduce stress and improve relationships for people as young as 2 and as old as 102 of many different cultures from all over the world.
Don’t know what to say when someone makes a hurtful remark? Here are some words to say – and how to persist in the face of defensive reactions- in speaking up about putdowns towards yourself and others.
Watching the video of school bus monitor Karen Klein being cruelly bullied by four boys makes me want to stand up and shout, ‘STOP THE BUS!’ Parents and teachers need to teach kids how to recognize destructive behavior, resist peer pressure, speak up when they see someone acting unsafely, and get help. School staff, including bus monitors and playground supervisors, need training and support to stop kids from engaging in bullying of anyone in the moment.