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We understand that emotional intelligence (EQ) is a vital job-skill set for a constantly changing world. Skills like empathy, adaptability, resilience, emotional agility, communication, curiosity, storytelling and open-mindedness will replace classical workplace requirements and qualifications. These skills help us adapt to disruption and thrive under pressure. It is therefore one of the greatest gifts we can ourselves and our children.

Paul founded the #raisingkids brand with the publication of his first book #raisingkids To Thrive in a Constantly Changing World. Since then, it has grown into a brand of products and services aimed at helping adults and children improve their emotional intelligence, as a way of better preparing them for careers in a constantly changing world.

Talks & Workshops

#raisingkids: Love & Chores 

Against a backdrop of constant change and global fears of insecurity and scarcity, parenting has become overwhelming, and often guilt and fear-driven. Based on the book #raisingkids To Thrive in a Constantly Changing World, this talk (60-90 minutes) or workshop (120 minutes) looks at the importance of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in a constantly changing world and how we can practically grow these skills in our children.

#raisingkids: Build a Business

A workshop (120-180 minutes) for Grade 7-10 learners based on the book #raisingkids To Thrive in a Constantly Changing World. Each learner and their family receive a copy of the book, which will be used in the workshop and beyond. In the workshop, learners use EQ tools and activities to develop a new product, business plan and design a new app. This illustrates the importance of EQ in a constantly changing working world, where people and EQ will be the constants.

#raisingkids: Parenting Journey

Online Journey
Based on the #raisingkids series, we also offer regular on-line talks for adults. These online talks include downloadable information, worksheets, activities and resources for adults looking to grow their children’s emotional intelligence. The #raisingkids Parenting Journey covers topics like, Thoughts, Feelings, Choice and Consequence, Empathy, Bullying, Resilience, Self-Image, Embracing Diversity, Managing Worry, Managing Technology, Friendship.

“You held everyone’s attention. They seemed to hang onto your words and really enjoyed the wisdom that you imparted.” – Aupairs Exclusive

#raisingkids Products

Raising children is a big responsibility. A responsibility that many people have taken before us, all of whom have been challenged by the signs of their times.

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#rasingkids Blogs

How Mindfulness Affects the Brain

How Mindfulness Affects the Brain

There is more and more research suggesting the powerful affect of mindfulness practice on cognitive and emotional coping.  Mindfulness practices encourage people to use their senses and brains attention to focus on the here and now. These practices are effective in...

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Take a Mindful Moment

Take a Mindful Moment

Children need to be taught how to practice mindfulness. One of the best of ways teaching and learning mindfulness is by engaging the here and now together, using different techniques. These moments don’t need to be long or complicated. Start simple, and work your way...

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Mindfulness Practices for Children

Mindfulness Practices for Children

In an age of instant gratification, the joy and benefit of slowing the world down is becoming more and more apparent. Anxiety and depression is on the increase amongst adults and children. Although there are various contributing factors to this, a fast-paced lifestyle...

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Breathing with Children

Breathing with Children

Taking manual control of our breathing can have various physical and emotional benefits. Fresh breath is good for our body. Taking long, even breathes can also be be good for clear thinking, managing big feelings and making healthy choices. Like all fire drills, we...

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