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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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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How to understand a child's nonverbal cues
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…

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child’s development

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

Changeable mood and emotions of teenagers

Teenagers are sometimes very difficult to get along with. They can be noisy, create a mess in the house, do not agree with the established rules and constantly ask you for pocket money. But all this would not be so terrible if they did not happen so often mood swings that cause parents to worry about the emotional health of the child.

Often the behavior of teenagers seems to parents so dangerous that they are ready to resort to the help of a psychologist. However, recent studies confirm that adolescents may experience mood swings, and this is quite normal for this age. Over time, such differences in most cases disappear. Continue reading

Lying can be evidence of intelligence

Lying is quite common in children. However, this requires their efforts and quick thinking. Children learn to lie at the age of 2 years, but only at an older age they become able to lie convincingly.

Around the age of 6-7 years with children there are changes. They not only understand and interpret social rules, but also at this age they develop such an important cognitive function as short-term memory. Short-term memory is the ability of a person to remember and process information.

Psychologists conducted a study to examine whether short-term memory is associated with lying. This is important because lying involves storing several facts in short-term memory so that the lie is successful. 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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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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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…

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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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