How Kamala Harris exemplified SEL qualities.
Kamala Devi Harris born October 20, 1964) is an American politician and attorney who is the 49th and current vice president of the United States. She is the first female vice president and the highest-ranking female official in U.S. history, as well as the first African American and first Asian American vice president. A member of the Democratic Party, she served as the attorney general of California from 2011 to 2017 and as a United States senator representing California from 2017 to 2021. Harris became vice president upon being inaugurated in January 2021 alongside President Joe Biden. (Bio from Wikipedia)
“I just think it’s so important not to take yourself too seriously.”
– Kamala Harris
People with big ambitions and goals sometimes forget to take breaks. While SEL skills like self-management and self-awareness are about goal setting and being efficient, they’re also about being able to manage stress levels and evaluate one’s emotions. Even the Vice President of the United States knows that we have to relax and decompress sometimes. So, take some time this Saturday to do just that DOMinators! It’s all about a healthy balance.