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
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 with them. At different stages of growth in the child there are various changes in the body, body condition, behavior and many other areas. Some children may experience anxiety when faced with changes in their lives. Seeing manifestations of anxiety in a child, parents should be extremely careful.
Consider some tips that will help parents better understand their children in such cases.
1. Pay attention to the feelings of the child. It is very important to be attentive to the feelings of the child. Parents should monitor changes in the behavior of the child to understand the causes of his anxiety. Continue reading
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 upset. Every time her father goes on a business trip, Katya panics. She’s afraid something will happen to her father and he won’t come home.
Doctors found Katya has an anxiety disorder. Anxiety in children is abnormal when it reaches a level like Katya’s. When a child experiences anxiety, parents should help him cope with this problem.
Anxiety: emotion or mental disorder?
Anxiety is an emotion, though unpleasant for the person who experiences it. Continue reading