LifeWorks College Essay Writing Workshop

Posted by Jai Flicker  

College essays that tell a life story

The college essay provides students with a unique opportunity to let colleges and universities know who they really are beyond their test scores and their GPAs. It offers the the chance to share their inspirations and aspirations, what feeds and fuels them, and how they want to make their marks on the world. This… Continued

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Emotional Literacy as a teaching philosophy

Posted by Jai Flicker  

Emotional literacy is a foundational skill needed to engage in effective communication, connecting our bodies and thoughts on a deep level. Its goal is the capacity to be intimate with our own emotions, which helps us create the most satisfying relationships.

Robert Augustus Masters provides a helpful model, outlining 7 core emotions:

  • Fear
  • Anger
  • Sadness
  • Joy
  • Surprise
  • Disgust
  • Shame

Understanding core emotions: knowing the whole person

Our LifeWorks team of teachers tries… Continued

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