The Connection Practice is a succinct package of skills that build social and emotional intelligence.
Here are a just a few research studies and articles written about the value of the skills taught by the Connection Practice.
On the value of naming feelings:
- Putting Feelings Into Words: Affect Labeling Disrupts Amygdala Activity in Response to Affective Stimuli
On the value of empathy and engagement in the workplace:
- The Business Case for Emotional Intelligence
- Why You Hate Work
- Emotional Intelligence Predicts Job Success: Do You Have It?
- Toxic, Destructive Behavior in the Workplace – Bully, Harass, Dishonesty: Sapping Morale and Destroying Productivity
On the value of social and emotional learning in schools:
- The Silent Epidemic – Perspectives of High School Dropouts
- Improving Test-Taking Skills & Academic Performance in High School Students Using HeartMath Learning Enhancement Tools
- Facilitating Emotional Self-Regulation in Preschool Children: Efficacy of the Early HeartSmarts Program in Promoting Social, Emotional and Cognitive Development
- Coherence Training In Children With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Cognitive Functions and Behavioral Changes
- Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates
- Unleashing Empathy through Emotional Learning