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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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.…

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Harm of verbal violence to a child
Imagine yourself as a child being threatened or yelled at because of a small mistake. How would you feel in such a situation? Shame? Humiliation? Fear of making another mistake…

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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Why do teenagers do crazy things?

Adolescence is the period between the onset of puberty and adulthood. In today’s advanced society, adolescence is usually defined as between 13 and 20 years of age. During this period, children begin to assert their independence and form their first deep attachments outside the family. For many teenagers, this is a period of risky behavior and new experiences.

Usually people associate risky behavior of teenagers with the play of hormones and, without a doubt, this is one of the reasons. In adolescence, there is a surge of testosterone-a hormone associated with sexual activity, aggression and dangerous behavior. However, not all teenagers are speeding while driving, trying drugs or engaging in promiscuous sex. Therefore, there must be other reasons for their behavior. Continue reading

How does a teenager cope with procrastination

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

How to strengthen the emotional connection with the child
The emotional bond between parents and child is the key to a trusting and loving relationship. The attachment of a child to his parents is not a given, but a…

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Harm of verbal violence to a child
Imagine yourself as a child being threatened or yelled at because of a small mistake. How would you feel in such a situation? Shame? Humiliation? Fear of making another mistake…

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Simple ways to tell your child about emotions
According to scientists, in the language of the Eskimos and other Northern peoples there are at least 50 words for different shades of snow. Eskimo children hear these words in…

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Why do teenagers do crazy things?
Adolescence is the period between the onset of puberty and adulthood. In today's advanced society, adolescence is usually defined as between 13 and 20 years of age. During this period,…

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