​What is self-regulation about?

​Self control

​The ability to control one's behavior and impulses. This may also include resisting temptation, controlling anger, or self-discipline in certain situations.

​Emotional intelligence

​The ability to recognize and manage your emotions, including understanding your own emotions and being able to communicate with them.

​Stress management

​Respond to stressful situations in a way that minimizes negative effects on physical and mental health.


​The ability to adapt to different situations and manage to change your behavior and reactions according to the current situation.


​Impulsivity is also part of self-regulation. It is the ability not to be subject to the first impulsive reaction, but to make deliberate decisions.

​Social skills

​Communicate with others, negotiate, resolve conflicts and be able to cooperate. Create positive relationships and achieve common goals.