What to do if the child is afraid of separation from you
When parents bring their children to school or kindergarten in the morning, they often experience anxiety. Psychologists call this fear of separation from parents separation anxiety. Especially often it is…

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Helping a child experiencing a panic attack
When I was in first grade, I used to ride a bike with my friends. Suddenly the wheel of my Bicycle hit a rock. I went over the steering wheel…

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We teach the child to cope with stress
We often hear the word "stress" in everyday speech. But by this word people do not mean the same disorder, but many different manifestations of the psyche. What is stress…

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Helping a child with anxiety

When a child is frightened by something, parents often seek to lead him away from the source of danger. This makes sense if the child was frightened by something really dangerous (for example, if he saw a stray dog on the street or crosses the road with busy traffic), as it will teach the child in the future to recognize what is dangerous.

But what if the child was afraid of something absolutely harmless (for example, a flying plane, sleep in the room itself or go to school)? What if anxiety prevents a child from achieving life goals or just living a full life?

It is possible to help the child to avoid all sources of fear, and from this he will feel relief. However, this relief is temporary. In fact, indulging children’s anxieties reinforces fear in the long run. Continue reading

Self-help techniques: how to overcome resentment

Every year of a child’s life affects his life. However, the most important for personal development are the first six years. At this age, events occur that can cause resentment for many years.

In some cases, we may resent parents who did not care for us at times when we were most vulnerable and dependent on them. In other cases-to conceal resentment at parents who left us or not well enough performed parental duties. Resentments that appear later in life have deeper causes, but are strikingly similar to those that occur during the first six years of life.

The problem is that resentment of others harms the person who feels it. Continue reading

Attention deficit disorder kills motivation
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) creates big problems with motivation for teenagers. Psychologists say that attention deficit disorder affects motivation as much as the ability to focus on objects. It…

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8 simple activities to raise self-esteem in children
"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…

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How to understand a child's nonverbal cues
Many parents of young children are upset because they do not understand their nonverbal signals. Despite the fact that usually children by the age of two already know about 200…

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Ambivalent feelings in adolescents
Ambivalence is contradictory feelings about an object or situation. For example, a teenager can see something from both the positive and negative sides at the same time. Or when choosing…

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