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12 Things to Teach Your Children Today to Build a Better Society Tomorrow

By |2018-09-24T16:15:35+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’re a parent or plan to become one in the future, there are some things you have to keep in mind and teach your children since a young age. Why? Because if you raise a child who cares about society, perhaps this world will become a better place to live in. Teach your children [...]

6 Ways Adult Children of Alcoholics Struggle Later in Life

By |2018-09-17T14:52:55+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Adult children of alcoholics suffer far beyond those traumatic years of watching their parents destroy themselves. There are damages left behind. Statistics are startling. The truth is, over 6 million children grow up with one or both parents stricken by alcoholism. In 1970, ALCOA (adult children of alcoholics) was formed, which helped people cope with [...]

Golden Child in a Narcissistic Family and What Lies behind a Perfect Image

By |2018-09-17T14:52:46+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

At first sight, a golden child may look like the perfect child who is likely to have a successful life. But are things really that perfect? Before we talk about the phenomenon of a golden child, let’s mention that every parent has dreams for their child. Parents plan for the best education for their kids, [...]

Things Toxic Parents Do and Say That Have a Lifetime Effect on Their Children

By |2018-09-05T23:42:02+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As children, we look to our parents for love, support, guidance, and validation. But what if those parents are toxic parents? What if everything they do to us, tell us, show us or provide for us is damaging? Some children raised in an abusive environment will focus on surviving. Others might not even realise they [...]

Teen Angst: 7 Signs Your Teen Is Suffering and How to Help Them

By |2018-09-05T23:45:18+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Teenagers seem rude, lazy, and just plain strange, don’t they? Well, it’s not really their fault. You’re simply witnessing teen angst at work. There’s a creature, clad in dark hoodie, which makes odd groans and speaks in alien languages. No, it’s not a monster, it’s only a teenager suffering from angst. Teen angst turns a [...]

6 Things That Kill Self-Esteem in Children and What to Do to Boost It

By |2018-09-17T14:53:48+00:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Self-esteem in children can be negatively affected by certain things their parents do, without even realizing that. Are you guilty of any of these parenting behaviours? Self-esteem in children is much more vulnerable than it is in adults. For this reason, some early childhood experiences and parenting habits may have a profound effect on later [...]

8 Stages of Identity Crisis and 5 Signs You Are Experiencing One

By |2018-09-06T00:19:59+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are you unsure of your purpose in life? Do you feel you do not know who you really are? If your answer to these questions is yes, it is quite likely that you are experiencing an identity crisis. Erik Erikson has created the term identity crisis, believing it to be one of the most important [...]

5 Reasons Why Children’s Mental Health and Brain Development Are Failing in Today’s Society

By |2018-09-06T00:20:49+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Does our modern lifestyle help or hinder children’s mental health? There are some people that believe it definitely hinders and can actually affect brain development. So it is true that children's mental health is failing in today’s society, especially when they have so much more to hand than previous generations? I remember being told to [...]