A gesture is the use of our body to express meaning or an idea by hand, arm, head and eye movements. Gestures have different meanings and can influence the message. Be mindful as a sender and receiver of this type of non-verbal communication.
Listening is one of the hardest things about communication - here is a poster showing some obstacles that might get in the way of great listening skills. Link for poster here: http://www.witsprogram.ca/pdfs/schools/media-resources/blocks-to-listening-poster.pdf
DBT Interpersonal Effectiveness asks us to use our DEARMAN GIVE FAST skills to ask for what we want clearly. In this clip a Doctor asks her patient to mean what he says, while remaining interested, mindful and sticking to her values.
TSG Students from #Chicago share their meaning of 'the simple good' with us. Our mission is to connect the meaning of good from around the world to empower at risk youth to become positive activists through art and discussion. TGS’s program engages our youth through the creative process which helps them enhance: Cognitive development skills Communication and interpersonal skills, personal empowerment and connectivity to communities to allow a greater sense of the world around them.