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What Am I Feeling?

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Adapted from Dr. John Gottman’s Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, this book helps adults identify their parenting and care giving style. It explains the five important steps in “emotion coaching” children to ensure that children are guided to healthy emotional growth. Gottman argues that kids who can accept and share their emotions form stronger friendships, achiev ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Parenting Press
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April Braswell
Dec 17, 2011 April Braswell rated it it was amazing
What Am I Feeling? a Thoughtful and Helpful Guide to Parents and Life Coaches

Whether you are a parent hoping to be a better mother or father and improve your parenting style or you are coach or therapist working with adult clients desiring to empower your clients with their emotional heritage and increase their emotional intelligence Emotional Intelligence and be a person with great personal self mastery then this is a sweet and short book to help guide you successfully!

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Sylwia
Jun 25, 2014 Sylwia rated it liked it
This very short book is informative and would benefit both the uneducated and the educated parent. I think that it is a useful tool even for those of us who don’t plan to have children, as it explains which ways of approaching the emotions of others are incorrect ways and which way is the correct way. As always, Gottman doesn’t talk down to you, but instead opens your eyes. I’ll read anything written by this man, and I recommend this to others.
Beth
Apr 29, 2009 Beth rated it really liked it
If you don't have time to read "Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child" by the same author, this book is a very short, quick overview of the same ideas. It helps teach ways and strategies for helping your child learn to communicate their feelings. It is a great tool for parents, and can give them something to think about in their own interactions with others.
Katherine
May 28, 2010 Katherine rated it liked it
This is a parenting book that is supposed to aid in helping adults with children and parenting with feelings and to have an added benefit of helping adults figure out their feelings as well. Didn't really work for me but it was a short read and lots of big pictures. :)
Donna
Apr 01, 2013 Donna rated it it was amazing
Wonderful book for educating parents about how to talk to their children about their feelings and their behavior--in the right order, in the right ways.
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Dr. Gottman is the co-founder of the Gottman Institute with his wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, where he currently teaches weekend workshops for couples and training workshops for clinicians. He is the Executive Director of the Relationship Research Institute, where they are developing programs for parents transitioning to parenthood and are beginning a new research project on treatment for Dome ...more
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