Anxiety disorders in children
Nine-year-old Katya is very shy. She often misses school, and before leaving the house in the morning complains of abdominal pain. On the eve of the examinations she was very…

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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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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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Anger management tips for Teens

Adolescence is one of the most difficult periods in a person’s life. The body changes a lot in adolescence, you experience feelings that you can’t explain. One of those feelings is anger, and it can get you out of control.

According to psychologists, when the feeling of anger in adolescents is out of control, it can lead to destructive behavior. This, in turn, leads to problems in school, in relationships with others and generally negatively affects the lives of adolescents. Those who cannot cope with anger are prone to verbal and physical aggression.

Fortunately, the sense of anger you can learn to manage. There are certain techniques by which adolescents can learn to recognize and control feelings of anger. To learn how to manage anger, it is important for a teenager to recognize his feelings and not to blame others or circumstances for their occurrence. 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

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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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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How to maintain a child's mental health
As the latest research shows, there is a steady decline in mental health among children, and this process begins at an average of 14 years. Most children have suicidal thoughts…

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Anger management tips for Teens
Adolescence is one of the most difficult periods in a person's life. The body changes a lot in adolescence, you experience feelings that you can't explain. One of those feelings…

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