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May 4, 2017


Empower your preteen with social confidence

Because of my father’s job as a consultant to big mining operations across the country I was the “New Girl” more often than any kid...

There are many excellent resources for teaching kids how to deal with bullies. But in this post, we’ll be addressing something that is often overlooked: How you, as a parent, can help your child if they are being bullied.

If you have a mean boss or a passive-aggressiv...

Sadness is a normal, healthy way to respond to a negative situation, difficult family/social environments, or a stressful life event.

However, some people struggle to overcome this emotion and deal with their sadness in an unhealthy way — allowing it to take over thei...

Have you ever seen a pair of shoes and instantly said: “I must have them”? 

Or have you had a bad day, gone home, opened a chocolate with the noble intention of having one or two pieces — only to finish the entire slab in a matter of minutes? 

Of course you have. 

May 3, 2016

  1. Teach children to change their demands to preferences. Point out to children that there is no reason they must get everything they want and that they need not feel angry either. Encourage them to work against anger by setting a good example and by reinforcing them...

March 4, 2015

We live in a society where doing your best is simply not good enough anymore. From work commitments, to social gatherings, school fees to rent. We are bombarded in every aspect by a consumerist society that just wants us to do more! Unfortunately it is having negative...

February 9, 2014

The new buzzword in almost any community is Life Coaching.

If you do not have a life coach, then there must be “something wrong”. But what is it about having a life coach that is creating such hype? I guess it would be the basic premise of psychodynamic psychology, name...

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