Intrapersonal Intelligence

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Characterized by:• Sensitivity to one’s feelings and moods• Knowledge of own strengths and weaknesses• Frequent use of self-knowledge to guide decision-making and goal setting activitiesManifestations of Intrapersonal Intelligence:• The ability to control feelings and moods• Highly observant• Drive for self-actualization• The ability to express the self through various kinds of symbols• An awareness of a higher order of thinking• Active search for identity• Curiosity about the “why” of things• The ability to manage personal growth• The desire to work alone.How do you enhance your child’s intrapersonal intelligence?Treat your children to a BACON SANDWICH if they manifest this type of intelligence:Begin a business undertaking.Attend a seminar on self-improvement.Concentrate on motivational audio-cassettes.Observe time for regular reflection in a quiet place at home.Note down ideas, feelings and memories in a a daily diary.Share time with people who have a strong sense of self.Attend retreats.Note accomplishments and life stories of famous personalities.Develop short- and long-term goals and review them regularly.Work on a new skill in an area of interest by oneself.Initiate self-discovery by reading self-motivation books.Compose affirmation statements and regularly recite them.Have “self-talks” and learn to meditate.NATURALIST INTELLIGENCECharacterized by:• Sensitivity to the natural world• The ability to see connection and patterns within the plant and animal kingdoms.Manifestations of Naturalist Intelligence:• Care and concern for plants, trees and flowers• Keeping a seashell collection• Delight in the sounds of nature• Getting excited about biological museum tours• An awareness of the importance of proper garbage and waste disposal• Being awed by and absorbed in natural phenomena• Interest in scientific experiments, especially those relating to life sciences• Attraction to natural settings• Deep concern for pets• Interest in fossils.How do you enhance your child’s naturalist intelligence?Children who manifest this type on intelligence should be given servings of TUNA SASHIMI:Take responsibility for particular animals and plants.Undertake the growing of an organic garden, and learn how to crop, graft or pollinate plants. …