Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. Some ways to become more emotional intelligent are to find things that help you feel better when you’re upset and when things in your life, like homework, become difficult try to motivate yourself to keep going.
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Occupational Therapists help people of all ages with disabilities function in their everyday lives. Some work at children’s hospitals helping children play, learn and grow. There are also some who work in schools helping children who struggle with learning or behavior. The OTs who work with older people go to their homes or nursing homes to help them get back to normal after they had traumas or diseases. Occupational Therapists must have a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. The average salary is $80,000 per year.
October is all about keeping your body healthy! It focuses on raising awareness around keeping your lungs, liver, and more, healthy. One way we at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Plain help to teach about keeping our bodies healthy is through our Healthy Habits program! Every member at the Dr. Ledyard E. Ross is currently participating in the Healthy Habits program. Ms. Eliana and Ms. Oriana are teaching their group about how much sugar is appropriate to eat a day. They made their own peanut butter by grinding up roasted peanuts in a blender, you can also use a food processor!
As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so listed below are resources for Free Testing in Greenville, NC: https://www.wnct.com/news/importance-of-breast-cancer-awareness-month-during-a-pandemic/
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October is also National Disability Employment month and it is important that our families understand that there are always opportunities for everyone. https://www.pittcountync.gov/764/Employment-of-People-with-Disabilities
Find out multiple ways to take care of yourself so that you can care for the people you love better. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5-day-mindfulness-challenge-tickets-103177633078?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse&keep_tld=1
October is also National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, if you or anyone you know needs assistance here is a website with incredible resources https://www.breakthecycle.org/blog/it%E2%80%99s-national-domestic-violence-awareness-month
Here are some printable coloring pages that could be a nice way to break the ice on the conversation around Breast Cancer Awareness with your children: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/355854808033924887/