Building Trust in Early Years
Our quest of character building continues with below wondering questions in relation to developing our understanding on the concept of trust at this trajectory.
Or if trust building has any form or shape, does it look like below? A gentle hand and a compassionate heart which care for our ant friend …
Experiencing trust in our early years builds our sense of social awareness and contributes to our emotional growth. Learning about the importance of trust in relationships can have a profound effect on the way we see ourselves and the world.
"Eureka!" It has been a long wait for us. Trusting ourselves in being resilient with our efforts in dealing with the environmental issue, we choose to be diligent in revisiting a clogged drainage nearby. Day after day and week after week we figure out the same problem remains until one fine afternoon we decide to give another try. It turns out our effortful attempt has generated a surprising result!
Emotions are indeed contagious! Isha's detailed explanation sparks Luna's excitement in sharing her thoughts to orchestrate the rescue vehicles to save the fish (under the clogged drainage). Our ability to be attuned to one's ideas creates our classroom atmosphere of trust.
Paraphrasing one's thoughts is one of our many ways to clarify. It certainly promotes understanding and clarity between us.
Generating and communicating tools as supporting aid for our plan provides an opportunity to Brooks to validate George's ideas.
This journey of building trust is also about us building relationships with people or things around us. For example, we like to share our ways of working together by asking, “When I work with you, how can we build trust here?”
This is the color of trust in us, being individuals, supporting our collective goals. Trust allows us to experience emotional and commitment safety.
Trust opens the door for a deeper connection and gives us the motivation to endure the challenges we face together. It is built in the little moments of everyday life.
The essence of building trust is attunement - being aware of others' emotions and leaning towards it with genuine curiosity.
Let us walk with trust-building in our small moments everyday!
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