The Digital Age: Emotion Coaching & Empathy Part II

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

When it really comes down to it, empathy is about understanding someone else’s emotions.  The capacity for changing perspective and sharing another’s experience vicariously, as if you were in their place. 

The Digital Age: Emotion Coaching & Empathy

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

In last Friday’s posting on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we promised to dive into a deeper explanation of Emotion Coaching, reviewing strategies that you can use to build bonds of trust, respect, and mutual understanding with your kids.

The Digital Age: Emotion Coaching

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

To continue our last chapter of our series on relationships in the Digital Age, we’d like to introduce you (or reintroduce you!) to the basics of Emotion Coaching, Dr. Gottman’s five step program for raising emotionally intelligent kids.

The Digital Age: The Times, They Are A Changin’

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

With the coming of The Digital Age, our perspective on human connection has been transformed. The tech-revolution’s steadily increasing influence on our patterns of relating (or not relating) to each other often undermines our bonds with those we love.

The Digital Age: The Workplace

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

The internet’s frequent intrusion into our personal lives is often fueled by (and blamed on) the unremitting demands of the workplace.

The Digital Age: Will We Ever Learn?

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

Last week on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we talked about the ubiquity of multitasking in the Digital Age and its contributions to our endlessly distractible, reliably forgetful, and attention-deficient modern world. 

The Digital Age: Life, Uninterrupted

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

At the end of our potentially alarming post on Wednesday, we promised to give you some ideas for avoiding the clutches of distraction in the Age of Distraction. 

The Digital Age: Your Stress Levels

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

This week on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we turn our attention from self-esteem to stress. Researchers of cognitive psychology in Quebec, Canada exploring the effect of stress on our brains have found an important link:

The Digital Age: Self-Esteem

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

In Monday's entry on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we promised to explore and address the reasons for specific difficulties you may be encountering in your relationships as a result of the Digital Age. 

The Digital Age: Two Realities

Ellie Lisitsa  //  

Last week on The Gottman Relationship Blog, we wrote about the necessity of making time for yourself in this increasingly busy-making (and often crazy-making!) age of technology.