The Importance of Spirituelle Intelligenz (SQ) in Your Child’s Development
We have gone over the topics of Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence (IQ, EQ) in the last two weeks and today I’d like to go through the topic of Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) and why it is important for the development of a child.
The term ‘spiritual Intelligence’ was coined by an Australian author Danah Zohar and has been used since. The main aim of spiritual Intelligence is intrapersonal integration---it works as a unifying framework for a person’s life and brings about harmony in one’s life.
Spiritual intelligence helps a person understand those around him at a deeper level. A high SQ or Spiritual Quotient means that a person would be free from neediness and attachment and would be able to meet one’s own inner needs and be more independent.
Parents and teachers, I really feel that spiritual intelligence is an extremely important trait that you should foster in your own child or the children who sit in your class everyday.
The domain of Spiritual IQ includes:
Asking fundamental questions:
Seeing mistakes in a positive light:
Parents and teachers, I feel that Spiritual Intelligence helps a child become a well-balanced member of our society.
I will go through about how you can foster Spiritual Intelligence in your child and students in a later blog post. For now, I want you to know that in order to be a well-balanced person, one needs to be intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually intelligent.