Communicating with children while wearing masks

– with Ariadne Lee, Christina Blanco, Jessica Lonis, Dr. Liz Fuller Rodano, Roya Caviglia and Shaymaa M.   Babies, toddlers and preschoolers are highly relying on facial expression and lip movement when acquiring and learning language. Considering the current situation, David J. Lewkowicz points out in an article on Scientific American that “masks can be detrimental […]

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How to deal with different coping styles

When Carolyn Parse Rizzo from Interval Coaching talked about coping styles on the FIGT (Families in Global Transition) facebook group, I thought about what coping styles my family and I have. We may all experience that family members, friends, colleagues etc. are dealing with the current COVID19 situation, or any kind of difficult and unforeseeable […]

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Why comfort zone and stretching zone can be (almost) one

Where do comfort zone and stretching zone start and end, what should we know about them? – I have shared my thoughts about this in my workshops and talks, and at the FIGT2016 conference. When talking about growing, growth mindset, resilience etc. people often tend to generalize about these zones, which leads to some misunderstandings […]

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