Empathy is the ability to put yourself in the other person’s shoes and understand their feelings. This ability develops in a child from an early age, when he just begins to interact with the world around him. When a three-month-old child expresses his needs in the presence of his parents and reacts to the objects of the external world, he learns the first lessons of interaction with people. Over time, the child develops this skill more and more, in the course of interaction with parents, he learns to communicate using non-verbal signals and develops speech.
The better parents can teach a child to understand the nuances of communication, to recognize verbal and nonverbal signals indicating the reaction of the interlocutor, the more solid Foundation they lay in the development of the child’s empathy skills. Continue reading
“I can’t become a football player. I’m too weak, “” I’m so worthless that I can’t even go to school properly.” If your child often uses such phrases, it means that he has low self-esteem.
But you are not alone: all over the world, parents face this problem. The task of parents-time to help the child to solve problems with self-esteem.
Consider what self-esteem is and how to develop it.
What is self-esteem
In psychology, self-esteem is understood as a subjective assessment of a person. Simply put, self-esteem is what we think of ourselves. Does it matter what children think of themselves? Yes. Continue reading