When still in school, it’s easier to make friends because you are forced into social situations. As an adult, making friends can be harder – especially because your life is busy.
We all have physical needs, we all have relational needs, and we all have aspirational or spiritual needs. When we understand that about each other, we can easily understand each other.
There are, however, some ways that you can help your daughter gain confidence and have an easier time making friends.
A good to-do list will show the day’s top priorities based on importance and urgency.
We can all use the science of likability to master charisma, attract friends, and cultivate people.
I daven that all of our children should have a true relationship with Hashem.
What might be making your daughter so quiet in the classroom? It is possible that your daughter suffers from selective mutism.
Keep in mind that isolated symptoms are not an indication of dyslexia. Rather, it is only manifest when three or four symptoms consistently appear as a part of a pattern.
In reality, separation anxiety can manifest itself at almost any age during childhood, especially during times of stress.
This conduct is even part of the normal development of toddlers and early adolescents.
It’s hard for parents to identify when their child is acting as a bully if they are not present for the behavior.
I have started wondering – which fears are normal and which are not? Is there a way to alleviate irrational fears?
Right now, I am at a loss. How can I help Leah be more comfortable and set those around her at ease? Otherwise, I’m worried that she will miss out on meeting her bashert!
In other words, by allowing your children to experience disappointment, you are teaching them how to cope with frustration in the future.
The reality of the situation is that if your child is asking you for help that means that he has not figured out a way to master the situation on his own.
It breaks my heart to see my once happy and confident daughter depressed and isolated from her peers.
So, what’s affecting us today? Sapolsky argues that our heart disease, adult-onset diabetes, Alzeheimers, and even cancer might be caused by stress.
The point is that we can’t behave right when we don’t feel right. And kids can’t behave right when they don’t feel right.
We often think of technology as the barrier to mindfulness. Gunatillake argues that we need using technology as a tool for mindfulness can actually be helpful, rather than harmful.
“We know from human history and the latest learning science that success comes from the combination of academic knowledge and the ability to work...
It is important to set high expectations, but they should be tied to effort and not results. Therefore, as a parent, you should always praise effort, and never praise results.
As the director of SOS (Strategies of Optimal Success), I see children, teenagers, and adults struggling with bully issues.
Think about a really successful person. Do you think this person achieved his or her success with little or no effort?
Provide opportunities for chesed. Get your children out there, helping those less fortunate or those in need.