The ability to regulate yourself and have strong social and emotional skills has always been the most important skills a person needs to function and thrive. Now, it is critical to your health and the health of those around you. 

These Tiny Guides will help you quickly comprehend core social and emotional concepts, understand their impact on you and your relationships, and equip you with tools to put them into action. 

 

At Cultures of Dignity, we support the emotional and physical wellbeing of young people and the people who care for them. Providing this support is always important but it’s never more so than now; when our lives have been disrupted. We need the tools and skills to manage ourselves and our relationships under exceptional circumstances

As an educator…

  • You are worried about your student’s well being
  • You want to create the best educational environment 
  • You are unsure about how to best help your students
  • You want to digestible, engaging content for your students

As a parent…

  • You are concerned about your child’s well being
  • You are overwhelmed 
  • You want to support their learning 
  • You want to support their emotional development but are not sure where to start
  • You want tools to guide your child

As an individual…

  • You are seeking concrete strategies to help you manage your relationships 
  • You are curious about your emotions
  • You want to better manage yourself
  • You want tools to guide your understanding

As a young person…

  • You have never had a lot of training on what emotions are and how they impact you 
  • You want to know more about how your brain works
  • You want to understand your emotions and how to manage them
  • You want help you maintaining your online relationships now
  • You want to be able to manage yourself if you have conflicts with other people

What are Tiny Guides?

Tiny Guides are just that, tiny. 

These Tiny Guides will help you quickly comprehend core social and emotional concepts, understand their impact on you and your relationships, and equip you with tools to put them into action.

For example, do you want to better manage your anger? Totally possible and something all of us need to work on. Want to decrease your anxiety? It’s like riding a bike; you can with practice. Want to know what shame is and how it can stop you from taking risks that are good for you? You can learn how. 

Megan Saxelby provided the inspiration and source material for these Tiny Guides. Without her contribution, these tiny guides wouldn’t be tiny, they wouldn’t exist!

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How do you use these guides?

Decide for yourself how they can best help you. Print them off, read them, discuss them over a meal, practice the exercises, talk to a friend about the concepts, follow along with the online course! 

 

As an educator…

  • Have your class read a guide (or a bunch) and ask them what was most rel
  • Use them as the basis for online advisory and check ins 

As a parent…

  • Have your child read a guide (or a bunch) and ask them what they thought
  • Gain better understanding of your emotions because they impact your child
  • Print them off and leave them around your house

As a young person…

  • Understand your emotions and the impact they have on you 
  • Understand what’s happening in your brain
  • Get the words for how you are feeling so you don’t feel alone 
  • Read the guides to think about your emotions and better understand how they impact your relationships
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Topics covered…

  • Anxiety 
  • Vulnerability 
  • Cognitive Load 
  • Learned Helplessness
  • Self Compassion 
  • Productive Discomfort
  • Emotional Hijacking
  • Emotional Granularity
  • Boundaries 
  • Self Regulation and Self Advocacy
  • Frustration Points
  • Shame 
  • Anger
  • Neuroplasticity 
  • Metacognition 
  • Dignity- What it is 
  • Dignity 10 Elements
  • Dignity How to practice 

Bring the Tiny Guides to your school or school district!