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.
Every quest has a beginning, and sooner or later, every quest will come to an end.
Even adults need memory strategies to remember important details in their personal or work lives.
Jews have the distinct impression that there are moments in time that we can forego the holiness of the Beit Knesset and allow a frivolous, if not rowdy, behavior.
The problem-solving needs to be collaborative. Rather than working for the one person with the challenging behavior, you might work with the person.
In this book, Brown points out that those who feel like they truly belong have the courage to stand alone.
A final way to build self-esteem in your children and your family is simply to tell each other when you enjoy each other’s company.
Introverts are people who prefer to be alone, enjoying the lack of stimulation and noise. On the other hand, extroverts thrive off of other people’s conversation and energy.
Why does it sometimes feel as if we spend most of our professional lives fixing problems rather than enhancing and improving?
Sometimes, you just have to dive in, otherwise you will never make it.