Teaching Empathy & Gratitude In Kids / Teens
Learn 6 Strategies To Develop Empathy & Gratitude In Your Kids / Teens
Most parents admit that one of their greatest desires is for their children to be more appreciative, thankful and kind to others. But when we live in a culture of immediate gratification that is ‘all about me’ – and with Generation Y being the richest in history, how can parents effectively teach an attitude of gratitude and empathy for others? Research tells us that empathy is a cornerstone of EQ (Emotional Intelligence), which is essential for a child’s overall happiness as well as for future career opportunities. Thankfully, empathy and gratitude are virtues and skills which can be learned – and even young kids are capable of grasping these concepts. In this keynote, Dr. Karyn teaches 6 simple things parents can do starting today to develop empathy and gratitude in their children and teens!
- The different types of empathy
- How the “attitude of entitlement” is related to an “attitude of gratitude”
- How a lack of gratitude is linked to depression and other problems
- What the research says on the benefits of empathy and gratitude
- 6 simple strategies parents can start doing today to build these traits in their kids / teens