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.
The more results you can contribute, the more people will trust you and want to work with you and for you.
What should you have in your life’s backpack? What skills are essential for you to live your best life?
Through your courage in sharing and your friend’s compassion, you have created a powerful connection to somebody outside of your shame.
Kids with NVLD are very verbal and often do not have academic problems until they get to the upper grades in school.
How much of yourself can you reveal to your friends? How much do you hide because you fear rejection?
In order to see ourselves positively, we inflate our egos and look down on others. And, in our society, we also beat ourselves up when we don’t feel special.
As with most problems in her life, Sandberg approached this one logically. She asked her esteemed friends who are world renowned psychologists and professors for a plan.
Therefore, large servings of both compassion and patience are also necessary remedies for the problem.
Habits are so powerful that unless you actively work on fighting it, your brain stops fully participating in decision-making and focuses on other tasks.
Many people who switch careers in the middle of their lives feel that they are fakes, and this feeling is labeled - the imposter syndrome.
With language, children with autism often speak late and when they do its in a monotonous tone.
ou can assess your emotional intelligence through a variety of tests in order to understand where you stand on the EQ range, however, as I mentioned before EQ is not fixed and is easily raised through your own actions.