Drugs: adolescents at risk
One of the most insidious dangers that await the teenager in trying to prove his own independence to the whole world is drugs. Adolescence is the very turning point when…

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Alone with myself (part 2)
SENSE EQUILIBRIUM OR BRILLIANT FUETE? “In the group of our Irishka, everyone is recorded somewhere. Who attends music lessons, who dances, who goes to figure skating or gymnastics, but she…

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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 4)
In order for the story to be therapeutic, it is important that the following rules are followed: The situation should be close to the child, should resemble his life story.…

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character formation

When leaving, do not turn off the lights! (part 1)

– Mom, do not turn off the light! “You know, I’m tired of your tricks.” You are already big – you’ll go to school. Well, what are you afraid of? – What if you leave and Baba Yaga appears … – What Baba Yaga? It’s time to know that she only happens in fairy tales. OK, lets see. No under the bed. No in the closet. No behind the curtain. Where else? Sleep. We are all at home. – Mom, do not turn off the light! Does this dialogue remind you of anything? I think yes. Many parents are familiar with children’s fears from the experience of their children, as well as from their own, children’s, half-forgotten, or, conversely, quite alive. What are these fears? Darkness, thunderstorms, heights, war, fire, Baba Yaga, Kashchei, Barmaleya, angry dog, aliens, robbers, monsters, germs, vaccinations, fear of being lost in an unfamiliar place, going down and going up in the elevator, staying home alone. Continue reading

Comparative analysis of the structural components of personality (part 1)

The psychological structure of the personality, in general, is very complex and multifaceted. Each person carries within him only the inherent individual characteristics, which to the end to understand and study is not always possible.

As for the personality of a teenager, this is an even more complex “construction” of a person, because a young man lives according to the general, scientifically substantiated canons of developmental psychology, and according to his own, sometimes not logical and incomprehensible laws of individual development.

The personality of a growing person is not formed in a vacuum, not by itself, but in its environment. The latter is crucial for his education. Continue reading

What are our kids made of?
One French psychologist came up with a way to explain some of our prejudices in raising boys and girls. This test is intended primarily for parents and educators. Check how…

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Baby in parental bed: pros and cons
Not so long ago, all babies were swaddled up to about six months, so that their legs and hands did not interfere with a good night's sleep, exceptions: changing the…

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Teenager and adult: what do you need to know to become a good parent for a teenager?
Becoming an exemplary parent is not easy for a teenager, but why not try? Even if you already have enough life experience, you can always try to overcome the wall…

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Doll - children's toy or sacred symbol
The history of the ancestors of all modern dolls totals neither more nor less, but more than 30 thousand years! One of such artifacts made of mammoth bone, the oldest…

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