Have you ever listened to someone else talk through a problem or situation and felt the urge to offer them advice or solutions? That’s the righting reflex, which is the subject of this blog post. In this instalment we’ll explore further what the righting reflex is, and why it can be a problem. We’ll also look at how we can manage it, and ways in which we can respond other than ‘fixing’.
Welcome to the second instalment of Psychology for Positive Change, a new blog which focuses on constructive applications of psychology to everyday living. This post focuses on the RULER model of Emotional Intelligence (EI), and how concepts and language from the film Inside Out can be used in everyday interactions to help children develop their EI.
Welcome to Psychology for Positive Change, a new blog which focuses on constructive applications of psychology to everyday living.
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Psychology for Positive Change is a blog about constructive applications of psychology to everyday living.
Mark Adams is a Chartered Psychologist who is passionate about how psychology can be applied to make a positive difference to lives and society. He is the author of Coaching Psychology in Schools, published by Routledge in November 2015.
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