| Dear visitor,
Grandson Alex is real, however he is also symbolizing
millions of other kids in his generation.
Emotional Intelligence is possibly the most important
skill to be learned and affects every aspect in life such
as: health, the quality of our relationships, success in
the workplace and happiness in life.
Yet in our education systems it does not receive the
level of importance it deserves, with a few bright
In order to teach Emotional Intelligence well, we need a
mental model that includes mind and soul. This is often
difficult in an institutional setting.
My proposition to the
Council of Europe (29 June 2007) was therefore to teach
Emotional Intelligence as a major subject, decoupled
from science and religion.
I have had the good
fortune to teach these materials to hundreds of students
from around the globe, with a wide variety of cultural
and religious backgrounds. These differences were not
important; it was the actual practice with these
techniques that made them more aware of 'the bigger me'
and helped them to further discover who they realy are.
I am realist enough to know that it may take a
generation or more before such an approach gets the
So, in the meantime,
let us enjoy what we have.
Whether you are grandparents, parents, parents to be, an
educator, a grandchild or simply curious, the website
gives an easy start for those who belief to possess only
body and brain. Just select the sessions that have a
green marking on the right.
When you want to enjoy the full potential of the 'grandfather
tips', the range in purple is yours.