Adolescence is the period between the onset of puberty and adulthood. In today’s advanced society, adolescence is usually defined as between 13 and 20 years of age. During this period, children begin to assert their independence and form their first deep attachments outside the family. For many teenagers, this is a period of risky behavior and new experiences.
Usually people associate risky behavior of teenagers with the play of hormones and, without a doubt, this is one of the reasons. In adolescence, there is a surge of testosterone-a hormone associated with sexual activity, aggression and dangerous behavior. However, not all teenagers are speeding while driving, trying drugs or engaging in promiscuous sex. Therefore, there must be other reasons for their behavior. Continue reading
Every year of a child’s life affects his life. However, the most important for personal development are the first six years. At this age, events occur that can cause resentment for many years.
In some cases, we may resent parents who did not care for us at times when we were most vulnerable and dependent on them. In other cases-to conceal resentment at parents who left us or not well enough performed parental duties. Resentments that appear later in life have deeper causes, but are strikingly similar to those that occur during the first six years of life.
The problem is that resentment of others harms the person who feels it. Continue reading