Character Chats

May 16, 2022

Relaxing the Anger Away

How do we relax the anger out of our bodies, and think through some solutions? Here at True Balance Karate, we have…

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May 10, 2022

Calming Techniques for Anger Management

What are some calming techniques that we can use to help manage our anger? Here at True Balance Karate, we have a…

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May 6, 2022

What makes us angry?

What makes us angry and where do we feel it? Here at True Balance Karate, we have a social, emotional learning program…

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April 28, 2022

How do we use our impulse control when faced with temptations and choices?

Here at True Balance Karate in Downers Grove, Illinois, we have a social-emotional learning program called True Character. I’m Master H, head…

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April 27, 2022

How do we apologize when we have acted impulsively?

Here at True Balance Karate in Downers Grove, Illinois we have a social emotional learning program called True Character. And this month…

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April 26, 2022

How do we interrupt or ask permission using our impulse control?

Here at True Balance Karate in Downers Grove, Illinois, we have a social/emotional learning programmed called True Character. I am Master H,…

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April 4, 2022

What is impulse control?

We all have feelings, from happiness to sadness. And we all get angry, upset or frustrated from time to time. There’s nothing wrong with having such feelings, but it does matter how you react to them….

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March 28, 2022

When does adapting become harmful?

To be able to adapt in a healthy way, it’s important to know what you stand for and what your values are. And then stay true to that while you learn from others and adapt accordingly….

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March 21, 2022

Why do we have to adapt to changes or people?

Being able to adapt to changes and to people is an important tool to utilize in achieving your goals — especially if you have hit a plateau. But why exactly do we need to adapt? Why can’t we just push through without changing anything?…

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March 14, 2022

How do we learn to adapt?

Learning to adapt starts with having an open mind and being willing to learn from a variety of resources. We learn from many people, and asking the right questions can help you achieve your goals and avoid getting stuck….

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