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5 things parents can do to boost a child's self-confidence

It's a thin line to walk. Help them too much and they won't learn for themselves, but don't help them enough and they might get themselves into actual trouble.<p>Child development experts Dr. Tovah Klein and Angela Hanscom shared their advice for navigating that balancing act and raising capable, …

Self-confidence

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Know You're in a Toxic Relationship, According to a Therapist

It started out the way most modern romances do: She swiped right, they matched, and hours of witty banter ensued. During the first six months, I'd …

Negotiate "Allowance Contracts" With Your Kids to Teach Them About Money

The sooner we learn about money, the more time we have to develop solid financial habits. An allowance is a good opportunity to teach kids how money …

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into …

Emotional Intelligence

Learning How To Have Productive Fights Made Me A Better Wife

Growing up, the only thing I knew about being married came from the movies. This included a lot of romantic letter-writing and …

Siblings

They raise the world's happiest children - so is it time you went Dutch?

Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a climbing frame and are jostling to get down the slide first. Their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. In the distance, a dog barks and a little boy ambles along on his balance bike, trailed by his grandfather who is …

A Brown professor compiled 30 essential tips for succeeding in graduate school

These gems aren’t mine, really. Facebook friends and colleagues have helped me to write this list. But I did rank the first ten.<p><b>Top ten</b><p>1. Remember: there are no non-professional interactions.<p>2. Fundamentals matter. Practice your talks until they flow. Do some editorial work. Volunteer. Wear clean …

Self-help

20 Questions That Could Strengthen Your Relationship

Most intimate couples work hard to keep their relationship functioning and secure. They try to avoid conflicts that threaten their partnership and do …

Relationships

7 Guidelines to Help Couples Manage Conflict

When you form a romantic relationship, you do so with unique personalities shaped by your past. Based on previous relationships, each of you have …

Mindfulness

The Skills You Should Highlight When You're Underqualified for a Job

You see a job you’d like to apply for—but there’s a catch, you don’t meet all of the requirements. Despite that, you know the difference between …

Employment

How childhood trauma could affect your life expectancy, relationships and mental health

Childhood abuse can create long-lasting scars, damage our perception of the world and set our brains to self-destruct until we are well into our 50s, …

Mental Health

10 Things You Should Avoid Doing On Your CV If You Want To Land Your Dream Job

In the professional world, your CV or curriculum vitae, is the most important self-marketing tool. It goes a long way in determining whether or not …

Motherhood is as lonely as divorce or bereavement – and I’m not surprised

According to a new report by the British Red Cross and the Co-Op, young motherhood can be just as lonely as divorce or bereavement, challenging the assumption that feelings of loneliness affect only the elderly.<p>This may sounds surprising to some, but when I brought it up with my mum friends, the …

Parenting

What to Do After a Breakup to End Painful Relationship Patterns

<b>“When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen.” ~Unknown</b><p>After my kids grew up and I moved to the city from the suburbs, I …

Breakups

5 Compromises Every Married Couple Should Make

We all love to have our way — but that's just not what marriage is about. "Unless you married your identical twin, you can expect to differing opinions on a few things," says psychologist Lauren Napolitano. "Our spouse's unique ideas, opinions and tendencies help us to see the world in a different …

How break-ups change your personality

Some people cope with splits better than others – and it may reflect some fundamental truths about the way you view yourself.<p>In a long-term relationship, your own identity becomes increasingly intertwined with your partner’s. As Elizabeth Barrett Browning is reported to have said to her husband …

The best way to motivate your kids, according to a behavioral economist

In other ways, kids are just mini-adults. Motivation is a key example of this similarity: The things that encourage us to perform better at work are the same things that encourage them to do well in school and beyond.<p>That's according to Dan Ariely, a professor of psychology and behavioral economics …

Duke University

How do you leave a toxic relationship?

I wish I could say that the reason I started meditating was to better myself. It wasn’t.<p>Meditation was introduced to me by an ex-lover, one whom upon …

Meditation

ClassDojo Is Teaching Kids Empathy In 90% Of K-8 Schools Nationwide

At a time when empathy is in decline—and bullying is on the rise—educators see promise in the app’s lessons on kindness and respect.<p>No sooner had the fifth graders in Jennifer Ellison’s reading class finished watching a series of videos about empathy than they came to her with an idea. They had …

Empathy

Recovering From The Effects Of Growing Up In An Alcoholic Home

The effects of growing up in an alcoholic dysfunctional family are detrimental to mental, emotional, spiritual and physical development as a child …

Mental Health

How your brain tricks you into believing you’re the reasonable one

It’s so natural to ignore everything we disagree with<p>Few people saw Donald Trump’s victory coming, including Donald Trump. There are easy culprits to blame for the surprise win (skewed polls and fake news come to mind), but the biggest enemy might be our own egos. It’s natural to ignore everything …

A Princeton psychology professor told me a truth about human behavior that's both fascinating and sad

There are tons of cognitive biases that affect our daily decision-making.<p>There's the halo effect, which explains why we think physically attractive …

Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Stress and burnout are not the same thing. And while we know that stress often leads to burnout, it’s possible to handle the onslaught of long hours, high pressure, and work crises in a way that safeguards you from the emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and a lack of confidence in one’s abilities that …

Close paternal bond linked to lower likelihood of behavioural problems in children

Fathers who are emotionally involved with their children and feel confident as a parent are less likely to raise offspring with behavioural problems, …

Pupils taught Disney fairy tales promote sexism and domestic violence in online lesson plan

Pupils are being taught that Disney fairy tales promote sexism and domestic violence in a lesson plan circulated among teachers.<p>For centuries, children have grown up with Beauty and the Beast, which tells the story of how a cursed man-beast is transformed into a handsome prince when an evil spell …

Emotion sells: Donald Trump supporters took over media by placing feelings over facts

<b>(Reuters/Brian Snyder)</b><p>News exists in a contested, chaotic, circular environment in which emotion overrides evidence<p>Alfred Hermida<p>November 20, 2016 4:30pm (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>The playwright Arthur Miller mused in 1961: “A good newspaper, I suppose, is a …

Social Media

'They are scared': teachers grapple with fear and bullying after Trump victory

As educators report tearful kids and the name Trump becoming a bullying tool, schools seek a ‘teachable moment’ for students newly engaged with politics<p>As students filed into Spanish class at a high school outside Seattle on Tuesday, their teacher, Antonio, stood at the door greeting them.<p>One girl …

High School

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When is the right time to ask what the job pays?

Job hunting can be difficult, and talking pay can be even harder. Read this article for tips on when to bring up pay while job searching.<p>When is the …