In “Permission to Feel”, Marc Brackett offers a guide for unlocking the power of emotions – both our own and those of the children in our lives. Drawing on decades of cutting-edge research, he provides practical advice for creating lasting change in ourselves, our families, and our society. Along the way, we learn how to: • Regulate and channel emotions productively • Deal with difficult feelings such as sadness, anger, anxiety or shame • Understand why emotional intelligence is so important for success in life • Raise emotionally intelligent children who thrive at home and school “Permission to Feel” is essential reading for anyone interested in learning more about the power.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone interested in learning more about the power of emotions and how to use them to create lasting change in their lives, families, and society.
- It is a great book for learning about the power of emotions and how to use them in productive ways.
- It provides practical advice that can be applied in everyday life.
- The author has extensive knowledge and research on the topic which makes this book credible.
- The ideas are dense and could be overwhelming for some readers
- The examples given are mostly from the author’s personal experiences, which might not resonate with everyone
- It can feel a little heavy on self-help jargon at times
Learn more about the author
Marc Brackett, Ph.D., is the Director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and a professor in the Child Study Center and Department of Psychology at Yale University. He has conducted award-winning research on emotions for more than two decades and is one of the world’s leading experts on emotional intelligence.
“I very much resonated with the concepts in this book. It’s a great read for parents and educators alike.”
“Permission to Feel is an amazing book! Marc Brackett has done a wonderful job of explaining the power of emotions in a very readable and interesting way. I truly enjoyed it!”
“This book is a wonderful, insightful read not only for parents but teachers and anyone interested in learning more about the power of emotions. Marc Brackett has done an excellent job of translating complex research into easy to understand concepts that will help all of us better understand ourselves and the people around us.”
“This book is a fantastic resource for parents, educators, and anyone else interested in learning more about the power of emotions. Marc Brackett provides clear explanations and useful tips for understanding and regulating our own emotions, dealing with difficult feelings, raising emotionally intelligent children, and much more. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking to create lasting change in themselves, their families, and their communities.”