Procrastination, or the tendency to postpone important things for later, creates the illusion of freedom. It makes people think they have a lot of time, but it steals that time. Procrastination is like a carefree game, but often turns into feelings of guilt and anxiety.
A person subject to procrastination experiences a false sense of security. He is optimistic that the situation is under control and there is no hurry. He often underestimates the time it takes to complete a task (for example, he may think that the work will take 30 minutes, while objectively it takes 2 hours). Therefore, procrastination begins with a feeling of lightness and fun, but then you have to pay for it, feeling fear, anxiety, helplessness and anger at yourself. Continue reading
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 an important role in this process. They are interested in and involved in this process.
Israeli scientists from Bar-Ilan University and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem conducted a study that involved teenagers, their parents and teachers. In the study, the researchers interviewed parents and documented what they observed in the study families. Continue reading
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 words, they regularly use only about 50. This means that they Express their needs primarily through nonverbal signals. Parents need to learn to understand them, otherwise it can cause the child to tantrum.
Of course, you are not required to read the child’s mind. However, his body signals can tell you how to react in a given situation. Consider the most common nonverbal signals of young children and their meaning.
1. Your child is standing with his arms crossed in front of a new toy
As parents understand it: “Take her away! I’m not interested!» Continue reading
Parents know that discipline is extremely important for raising healthy children. But how to instill discipline in a child who perceives the surrounding reality much more keenly than others?
There is nothing wrong with a child’s emotional sensitivity. Moreover, sensitive children are extremely kind and compassionate. But there may be some difficulties in bringing up a sensitive child. Sensitive children easily experience emotional overload. They often cry, worry about getting into trouble, and are often unsure of themselves.
An emotionally sensitive child often worries about small things and instantly gets upset over trifles. In crowded places (for example, in a store or on a crowded street), a sensitive child usually holds her mother’s hand and does not move away from her mother even a step. Continue reading
When raising children, parents are sometimes faced with certain difficulties. They are forced to live with the child all the stages of his growing up and all the problems associated with them. At different stages of growth in the child there are various changes in the body, body condition, behavior and many other areas. Some children may experience anxiety when faced with changes in their lives. Seeing manifestations of anxiety in a child, parents should be extremely careful.
Consider some tips that will help parents better understand their children in such cases.
1. Pay attention to the feelings of the child. It is very important to be attentive to the feelings of the child. Parents should monitor changes in the behavior of the child to understand the causes of his anxiety. Continue reading