– 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
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