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What is FASH?
FASH is a unique educational framework designed to help individuals develop Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to prevent poor mental health and mitigate chronic stress. By applying FASH’s simple methodology of its four-core primary feelings:
Fear/Anger/Sadness/Happiness and exploring their dynamic relationship to language, individuals will gain a deep understanding into what drives their behaviour. The model identifies the root cause of a mental health problem at an early stage in the emotional process, providing individuals with the tools to achieve long term well-being. The method is easily implemented and specifically designed to suit individual needs.
FASH is structured over a two-day intensive workshop. The course examines all elements of Emotional Intelligence and teaches us how to assess and enhance our EQ levels. It consists of four modules and a series of practical exercises that highlight the importance of critical thinking, introspection and personal responsibility.
The FASH modules:
Why do we need EQ?
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is one of the most valuable commodities of the 21st Century. The term was coined in 1990 by two scientists, Peter Salovey, and John D. Mayer. They described it as ‘a form of social intelligence that involves the ability to monitor one’s own and others’ feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them, and to use this information to guide one’s thinking and action.’ In modern society, life is fast-paced and increasingly stressful. With the rise of technology we are required to process an unprecedented amount of information, which can leave us feeling overwhelmed and anxious. Chronic stress is a precursor to poor mental health. Each text, email, phone call, news bite, meeting and social media update demands an emotional response. Therefore, to be emotionally literate, we have to understand ourselves better than ever before. FASH provides individuals with a simple framework to develop EQ and achieve long term well-being.