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 the speech of adults and gradually begin to see the connection between the words and the phenomena of the world around them. Similarly, when parents talk about emotions, children learn to recognize them in themselves and in others. Understanding and accepting your emotions is the first step to learning how to manage them.
A person can experience a large number of emotions. Psychologists depict all their diversity in the form of the so-called “wheel of emotions”. According to this scheme, all human feelings are reduced to four basic: Continue reading
Adults often experience uncertainty about their future and place in life. This is often due to financial instability, personal problems, or work-related stress. But what happens when adults experience such uncertainty in the presence of their children?
The calmness of the child is very changeable, and it is easy enough to break it. There are several signs that the child is happy and emotionally stable:
the child experiences a sense of satisfaction and self-esteem;
he laughs anyway and smiles for no reason; 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