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How to help your child overcome fears and phobias
Some children are extremely sensitive. They need time to get used to the new environment, people and situations. For example, if a child goes to school or sports section for…

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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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How to help children cope with frustration
How do you react when your child is upset and frustrated? Do you feel the same way? Imagine the situation: the child is not able to solve homework in mathematics.…

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Relaxation techniques for children

Is your child having trouble sleeping before school exams? Do you want your child to learn better? Anyway, if you are concerned about the mental and physical well-being of your child, the use of relaxation techniques can be of great benefit in achieving this goal.

You’ve probably already heard that relaxation techniques have many advantages. You may have tried them yourself, or you may be practicing meditation at the moment. But are the concepts of “meditation” and “children” compatible?

Yes! Meditation can be extremely effective even for young children. Let us consider what exactly this benefit manifests itself. Continue reading

13 tips to better understand the psychology of children

Sigmund Freud argued that children are initially driven by instincts and selfish motives. Gradually, they adapt to the conditions of the world around them, assimilating the values and rules of their parents. Parents play an important role in the development of self-awareness of the child.

One of the most important tasks that parents face is to understand the psychology of their child. Of course, you don’t have to get a psychological education to do that. However, you should know some simple things about a child: what they like and what they don’t like; what makes them cry and what makes them laugh; what motivates them and what makes them suffer. Continue reading

Development of Executive functions in children

Executive functions are the cognitive skills that we need in order to control and regulate their thoughts, emotions and actions in moments of conflict or under the influence of distractions. Psychologists sometimes distinguish between “cold” Executive functions, which refer strictly to cognitive skills (such as the ability to count in the mind) and ” hot ” Executive functions, which help regulate emotions (such as the ability to control anger).

There are three kinds of Executive functions:

1. Self-control is the ability to resist temptation and do the right thing instead. Self-control helps children focus, act less impulsively, and stay focused while doing some work. Continue reading

The impact of new technologies on the learning process

As you know, the perception of each person has its own individual characteristics. What is common to all is that we know the world through the senses: hearing, sight, smell, touch, etc.

From the physiological point of view, each channel of perception works separately. We hear with our ears, see with our eyes, and touch with our skin. However, some people do not experience sensations at all – this phenomenon is called anesthesia. If a person experiences several sensations at the same time, this is called synesthesia. Continue reading

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 in any situation, both options may seem equally attractive to him. Ambivalence always causes teenagers contradictions and confusion.

If you describe ambivalent feelings in words, it may sound something like this: “in a certain sense, I do not want what I want. At the same time I approve of what is happening and do not approve”.

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The impact of new technologies on the learning process
As you know, the perception of each person has its own individual characteristics. What is common to all is that we know the world through the senses: hearing, sight, smell,…

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How to help your child overcome fears and phobias
Some children are extremely sensitive. They need time to get used to the new environment, people and situations. For example, if a child goes to school or sports section for…

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Formation of self-perception of teenagers
Until recently, it was believed that adolescents independently come to self-determination of their personality in the process of mental and social development. However, recent studies have shown that parents play…

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The third child in the family: features of character
For months, the gossip columns have been discussing the birth of Prince Louis, the third child of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton. Journalists are trying to guess what character…

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