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7 Tips for Fostering Bravery in Your Children

Dr Martin Seligman, the founder of positive psychology, joined a team of 55 international researchers in 2001, to research the question: “How can we help young people realise their full potential?” This led to research in what makes life worth living, how we experience a richer life, how we reach optimal well-being and how we can become the best version of ourselves. Thus followed three years of research, which resulted in the identification of the 24 character strengths used by mankind. This series of blogs helps you understand the 24 scientifically proven character strengths, which help mankind’s wellbeing and quality of life across the globe.  Strength #2 Bravery  7 TIPS FOR FOSTERING BRAVERY IN YOUR CHILDREN  To many people, and especially...

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10 Top Tips for Creativity

So you either are creative, or you aren't, right? WRONG! Creativity is a skill that can be learned and developed. And here, practice really does make perfect! So, here are 10 Top Tips to help your child develop the number 1 skill that employers look for. Oh - and have a LOT of fun in the process!!

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IF CHILDREN LIVE WITH RIDICULE, THEY LEARN TO FEEL SHY

My mum was a wonderful lady. Gentle, kind, considerate, loving. She had a sense of fun and mischief. She loved music, children, animals. She was a great cook, she could sew, she decorated the house, painting and wallpapering. She was a fantastic gardener, she loved to travel.   She was a good mum, and a wonderful grandma.   But if I ever told her all this, and I did, she would never believe me. She would laugh and say “I’m nothing.” Wow – those two words huh? ”I’m nothing”. It was said flippantly, in an offhand way. But the thing is – she believed it.   When my mum started school, at the age of 5 years old, she went...

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EASING YOUR CHILD’S ANXIETY – 8 TOP TIPS

Communication is everything, ensure healthy communication with your child by encouraging them to share their feelings from an early age. Teach them that it’s important to share our worries when we have them, otherwise small worries can grow and grow into huge worries. It’s always best to share them, then they usually get smaller and smaller – until they disappear!

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GAMING ADDICTION - 7 TOP TIPS ON HOW TO PREVENT IT

The best way to prevent a child from getting addicted to video gaming is to talk to them about it. Explain to your child the negative consequences of addiction. Have an open communication with them so that they’re not worried about sharing their concerns with you.

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