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Are YOU using self-control in your everyday life? Are you teaching your children how to calm down, how to understand and recognize their feelings and control their actions, and how to be kind and thoughtful to others? Are you teaching your children self-control and - the most important skill of all - how to manage their own behavior? Learn what you can do to control your own impulses and how to teach your children to control theirs. The activities and techniques in this book are designed to encourage the development of a lifestyle that inspires kindness, empathy, and mindfulness through the development of self-control. Parents and teachers learn how to encourage these important life skills by teaching their children/students competent language, self-awareness, an understanding of one's own feelings, and the importance of modeling positive words and actions. Children learn specific skills and strategies to effectively manage their own behavior. They learn how to monitor their thoughts and actions, how to calm their bodies and minds, how to stop and think, and how to resolve conflicts peacefully through the activities and techniques outlined in this book. These skills and strategies create the foundation that builds and strengthens emotional maturity, which, in turn, fosters self-empowerment. These skills and strategies equip children with the ability to take control of their own lives by CHOOSING positive words and actions. Through self-awareness and continued practice, these critical skills and activities encourage the development of healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Give children the essential skills and tools they need to control their impulses! We cannot control our children, but we can teach them the skills and strategies they need to control themselves: their bodies, their thoughts, and their actions.