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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Development of empathy in a child from an early age
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…

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Features of children suffering from anxiety
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…

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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 really and what do people mean by this word? Let’s try to understand.

What is stress?

The term “stress” means a certain reaction of the body. It occurs when you are faced with circumstances that force you to act, change or adapt in order to defend your position or maintain balance in a certain situation. These circumstances are called stressors.

The stress response, known as “hit or run,” causes many involuntary changes in your body that give you an extra boost of energy so you can fight and run away from the source of the threat. Continue reading

How to strengthen the self-esteem of children on vacation

During the summer holidays, the child’s life is full of exciting activities and interesting events. Parents can use this time to strengthen their child’s self-esteem. Consider 10 simple ways to do this.

1. Let your child choose a fun activity for the whole family for the weekend. If he is still small and such an assignment may be too difficult for him, you can give him a few options to choose from. Do not forget to praise the child for a great choice.

2. Invite your child to try something new for him (for example, a new sport, playing a musical instrument or dancing). Tell him, ” Whatever you choose, I know you will do your best. You can do it.” Continue reading

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 and fell, hitting my chin. It didn’t really hurt. However, when I saw that I was bleeding, I started screaming. I wasn’t screaming in pain – I was scared.

When my parents came running to help, I had a real panic. I saw the fear on dad’s face as he ran toward me. Then we went to the hospital.

I’ll never forget this trip. I was sitting on my mom’s lap, and dad was driving. My mother comforted me as much as she could, but I couldn’t take them anymore. Continue reading

Features of children suffering from anxiety
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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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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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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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