One way to help children belong is to focus on building positive relationships with them. Strong positive relationships can go a long way toward helping children learn to cooperate and be responsible. Four ingredients of strong relationships are: Showing respect Having fun Giving encouragement Showing love Parents often complain that their children do not respect them. Yet many times, adults show children a lack of respect by nagging, yelling, hitting or talking down. They wi
A panic attack is a sudden surge of mounting physiological arousal that can occur out of the blue or in response to encountering (or just thinking about ) a phobic situation. Bodily symptoms that occur with the onset of panic can include heart palpitations, tightening in the chest or shortness of breath, choking sensations, dizziness, faintness, trembling, shaking, sweating, and/or tingling in the hands and feet. Psychological reactions that often accompany these bodily chang
Self-esteem is a way of thinking, feeling and acting that implies that you accept, respect, trust, and believe in yourself. When you accept yourself, you can live comfortably with both your personal strengths and weaknesses without undue self criticism. When you respect yourself you acknowledge your own dignity and value as a unique human being.
You treat yourself well in much the same way you would treat someone else you respect. Self-trust means that your behaviors and fee
It’s not easy balancing your care giving role and other parts of your life when you care for someone with a chronic health condition. Taking care of a chronically ill child can be one of the most draining and difficult tasks we can face. Regardless of age, having a child who has a chronic illness, is not only challenging for them, it affects caregivers and other family members. Family dynamics can be severely tested when a child is sick. Doctor visits, surgical procedures, an