Integrative Spot – Raising The Bar in Education

Textbooks can allow teachers to have a basis for their curriculum, but it is not a curriculum in and of itself.

Self-Esteem And Friendship

Many people confuse the concepts of self-esteem and ego, assuming that if you believe in yourself you are automatically egoistic and arrogant.

Can You Choose To Be Happy?

We want to have the best job, the most well behaved children, the best hair or the tastiest challah. We make comparisons with other people and often weigh our own worth in relation to those comparisons.

Teenagers’ Life Skills

Instead of reacting to what life throws your way, the idea is to be proactive and take responsibility for your life.

Stress Relief From Home

What happens if you can’t get away? There are some ways to help your body relax even in the confines of your own home.

Staying Dry All Night

While extremely frustrating to the parent, the American Academy of Family Physicians states that up until the age of six, bed-wetting is not abnormal.

Separation Anxiety: When Is It An Issue?

In reality, separation anxiety can manifest itself at almost any age during childhood, especially during times of stress.

Selective (Or Elective) Mutism

It makes sense that your daughter’s teachers would not have picked up on this in preschool because children are not often forced to speak in the learning process.

PANDAS And Anxiety

Researchers believe that the antibodies that children’s bodies build up in order to fight the strep infection begin to attack other parts of the children’s bodies once the infection is gone.

Anxiety In Shidduchim

Social phobias are characterized not only by nervousness when in social situations or when forced to give a presentation or speech, but also by a powerful desire to avoid most situations that involve interacting with others.

Anxiety: Ages And Stages

Children with social phobias will withdraw from social situations and refuse to participate in extracurricular activities.

30 Day Anxiety Challenge

Don’t rethink it and change the plan. Instead, stick with it. You’ll ultimately be happier and less anxious.

Encouraging Friendships

Stay balanced. As painful as it is to watch your child feel isolated, you must maintain a calm countenance.

Can’t Take A Compliment? What About Criticism?

We can be thrown off by the content of the feedback itself. If the feedback is off, impractical or false, we can feel frustrated and wronged.

Conflict Resolution And Non-Verbal Skills

In order for Leah to set people more at ease, she has to be more comfortable herself.

Is Friendship A Learned Skill?

Many people learn how to make friends without any direct instruction; however, there are some children who do not automatically pick up on social cues and may need to be specifically taught.

Is There A Language Of Friendship?

Many times, people might have the ability to make friends, but fail to maintain them because they lack the skills to translate the subtleties of language.

Autism And PDD – NOS

Right now, physicians do not agree when exactly a child should be diagnosed with PDD-NOS, autism, or Aspergers syndrome. Because of this, it is possible for the same child to receive different diagnoses from different doctors even as he exhibits exactly the same symptoms.

Aspergers And Autism

Don’t hesitate to look for help outside of your family – there are great resources out there – books, support groups, and other educational courses.

Is Being Perfect A Bad Thing?

There’s nothing wrong with trying your best. In fact, giving it your best shot is what you should attempt to do every day...

What To Look For In A Shidduch

his ability to compromise is an indispensable part of a successful relationship. Without compromise, marriages could never work.

ADHD And Dyslexia

As children enter elementary school, and reading becomes an integral part of the curriculum, children with learning disorders begin to struggle academically.

Making Friends As An Adult

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.

Sensory Processing Disorder Explained

Do sensory processing disorders affect academics? The answer, unfortunately, is a resounding yes.

Making Good Decisions

Widen your options. Don’t go with a “whether or not” decision. Instead think “and” instead of “or.”

The Connection Between Women And Guilt

What’s the connection between women and shame? Why does it seem like women have so much more guilt than men?

Back To School Blues

Ask your daughter what the cause of her anxiety is – social, academic, or separation from you.

Self-Esteem And Learning Disabilities

Try to place yourself in her shoes and say, I know you are trying to listen and sometimes that is difficult. Let’s try that again.

Exercise Your Willpower

Even small, day-to-day acts of self-control such as maintaining good posture can reinforce longer-term self-control in activities that have nothing to do with your posture.

Making Friends As An Adult

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.

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