How to Use Reverse Psychology on Your Kids

How to Use Reverse Psychology on Your Kids

FAMILY, Psychology
They say, as a joke, that the curriculum of parents is infinite: they must be teachers, nurses, doctors, playmates, experts in all the subjects that their children study in school, etc. And, many times, it is also necessary to have knowledge of Psychology to know how to deal with the smallest of the house and solve, without entering into discussions with children, tense situations. An example is the application of reverse psychology, a behavioral technique that, according to the specialist in the field Gloria Ramír, is based on asking someone for something to achieve the opposite. A way to awaken that interest in what is prohibited and that, in the case of children, takes advantage of this tendency to rebellion and disobedience that their children have in front of what their…
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What do children watch on their phones for so long?

What do children watch on their phones for so long?

FAMILY, Psychology
They live in our house, but spend much of their time in a distant continent that is accessed with a click on their touch screen. What do our children feel and do on the Internet? To find out, we've put together as accurate a map as possible of the good and bad you'll see. A conversation at home could be this:-"But can you know what is so interested in that mobile that you have been glued to it for hours?""Mom, you don't understand, I'm talking to my friends, I've seen a couple of chapters of my series, a very cool tutorial on natural numbers and a draw my life to learn the fall of the Roman Empire." The digital revolution will be studied in the history books as a change…
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How to detect if your teenager has depression?

How to detect if your teenager has depression?

Psychology, Stress
One in seven adolescents in the world has a diagnosed mental problem and nearly 46,000 commit suicide annually, according to data from the World Health Organization, which estimates it is the second leading cause of death for youth. UNICEF has just released the State of the World's Children 2021 report and the figures are devastating. And the pandemic hasn't helped reduce those numbers: A meta-analysis published in JAMA Pediatrics states that symptoms of depression have doubled in children and adolescents compared to the previous era. Warning signs indicating depression Depression in adolescents and children can be prevented and also treated, but for this you have to notice some signs that can give parents the alarm voice. As explained by Amalia Gordóvil, a collaborating professor at the UOC's Studies in Psychology…
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7 tips for teaching financial education to children

7 tips for teaching financial education to children

FAMILY, Psychology
It is increasingly difficult for us to save. Squeezing the salary to make ends meet is an odyssey for many families who have seen their income decreased as they go through one financial crisis after another. For this reason, giving children financial education guidelines begins to have great relevance not only for families but also for teachers. From an early age, children can learn to save and improve income management. Learning a series of tips to lead healthy finances and be prepared for any unforeseen events can be vital for your future. 7 Tricks to Teach Financial Education to Children 1. Save from the start of the month To have a good management of finances, you have to start by saving money for any unexpected expense or better yet, a…
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7 short plays to perform as a family – wellbeingstyle

7 short plays to perform as a family – wellbeingstyle

FAMILY, Psychology
Most children love to do theater and play different characters. It is an excellent resource that helps them put themselves in the place of others and discover new ways of seeing the world from another perspective. However, what many parents do not know is that theater is much more than just a diversion for children as it helps to develop their memory and enhances their ability to resolve conflicts, while giving free rein to their imagination and creativity. This performing art is also an ideal tool to help children lose the fear of public speaking and develop their vocabulary and oral expression. Interpretation also helps children consolidate their self-esteem and gain self-confidence, while helping them recognize and deal with their emotions. Undoubtedly, it is also a good exercise to strengthen the bonds in the family and enjoy a different time of quality.…
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5 phrases that destroy communication with your teenager

5 phrases that destroy communication with your teenager

Psychology
Communication with adolescent children is essential to maintain a good emotional bond. Sometimes, parents do not realize that they can pronounce phrases that destroy this communication and that later, it is difficult to restore it again because they hurt them emotionally and trust is broken. As parents it is essential to keep this in mind to ensure that the important bond between parents and children is not destroyed. It is likely that if you have ever said any of these phrases to your children you have not had bad intentions but it is necessary that you are aware to avoid saying them. In this way you can take care of your relationship, communication and trust. 5 Things You Shouldn't Say to Your Teens Take note of the phrases that we are going to comment on…
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Being friends with your ex, is it possible?

Being friends with your ex, is it possible?

Mind & Body, Psychology
Everything you need to know to be friends with your ex and not die trying! Surely you have heard the saying: where there was fire, ashes remain. This is one of the most common arguments for saying that you can't be friends with your ex. Another frequent reason is that one of you ends up feeling attraction again. Enough of prejudice! Of course, it is possible, and this guide tells you how to do it (although we know that every love story has its particularities). Time heals everything Probably if you question immediately after the separation whether or not to be friends with your ex, the answer will be a resounding NO, not a chance! That's why it's important that before you propose to have a friendly relationship with your…
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8 ways to show mom how much you love her without gifts

8 ways to show mom how much you love her without gifts

Mind & Body, Psychology
It's clear that you don't need expensive gifts to make a mom feel special in her children's lives, because it's the little daily details that really make the difference. Although mom deserves the best, this is not just a day of attention, shopping and social media posts, it is also very important to be able to show her that you are her priority with other actions and words of constant affection. It doesn't take a lot of money to thank her for all she did, does and will continue to do for you, so take advantage of her in a thousand different ways now that she is alive. What is really valuable, are those quality moments you share with her, this is what will stay in the heart and memory…
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ADHD in children: what you need to know

ADHD in children: what you need to know

HEALTH, Psychology
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, commonly known as ADHD, is one of the most common neurodevelopmental conditions in children. Symptoms of ADHD The characteristics of ADHD include patterns of inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsivity. These symptoms are often severe, persistent and interfere with functioning or development. In most cases, children exhibit both inattention and hyperactivity and impulsivity. Two subgroups of ADHD have been identified based on which behavior is more pervasive, depending on which takes precedence over the other: inattention or hyperactive-impulsive state. The diagnosis of ADHD usually occurs in children aged 3 to 6 years, and its symptoms may also persist into adolescence and adulthood, although they are often less severe. Symptoms of inattention often include: Difficulty listening and paying attention.Difficulty following instructions and meeting deadlines.Poor time management.Poor organization of…
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What is a dysfunctional family, characteristics and how to improve

Psychology
The family is the fundamental basis of the mental, emotional and physical development of any person; it is where we learn, love and respect, they are the ones who help us develop emotional intelligence; here lies the importance of growing up in a functional family and not in a dysfunctional family, we will give you some recommendations to build a happy family. The strongest emotional ties and ties are created with the family, regardless of the cultural, economic, race, religion … family ties make us feel loved, protected and supported. Everything mentioned here may be true, as long as we talk about a functional family, but what happens when a family is dysfunctional? The opposite will happen. What is a dysfunctional family? Normally a dysfunctional family is one that lacks…
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