Tram People
Most recently, I met one amazing book. This is a practical guide to psychology, written not for scientists and psychology students, but for ordinary people. Simple, but not simple. Because…

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"There are no worthy men"
This psychological material is devoted to debunking the popular myth that there are no worthy men and other similarly structured formulations of myths that distract a person from the feat…

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A medicine called “Listen”
The great psychotherapist Carl Rogers made a very big contribution to the development of not only his industry - psychology, but also managed to greatly change our world. Do you…

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When a child lies to you

There are children who are inclined to lie, and there are children who are not inclined to lie. It seems that in many ways they are born like this: it is absolutely easy and natural for one child to lie, he is lying like he breathes, and it is strange for him that you need to limit yourself to some truth in choosing words that will benefit him. And another child is just as painful to lie as breaking himself, he has an innate sense of truth, it is difficult for him to lie and he believes others because he does not understand how to tell lies. On the other hand, the role of adults is very important: even some children with the character of honest angels begin to lie next to some parents, and stops lying next to others, because lying next to them is both impossible and stupid and inappropriate. Continue reading

The baby cries: is it always necessary to twitch it?

In the beginning – briefly.

What is the most important thing for mom? – Do not worry, get enough sleep and be calm.
Do I need to be attentive to the crying baby? – Yes, of course.
Do parents need to be afraid that the baby is crying? – No, it’s not scary.
Do you believe crying baby? – Yes, babies do not cry in vain.
Do you always need to respond to a baby crying? – Not at all. Yes, he may want something, but his parents may have other plans.
Is it necessary to wean a baby from night crying? – Yes, gradually.
What else do you need to take care of? – About not to accustom the baby to crying.
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How to raise a successful person (E. Wojdicki)

When we learned that Mom was publishing a book, we decided that it was for us, her children, to write a preface about how it feels when your mother is “Madame WOJ”. WOJ is just an affectionate nickname coined by our mom’s students decades ago; but it has entrenched both in her and in her methodology, based on self-esteem, self-confidence, independence, cooperation and cordiality – universal values ​​that this book will tell you about.
Our life is full of surprises, from a career on Google, YouTube, 23andMe and the University of California Medical Center in San Francisco to a very non-trivial task – to raise our own children, and we have nine of them for three. In every fate there are black and white stripes, ups and downs, and a person’s ability to adapt Continue reading

Learning problems
This art-therapeutic technique is least of all oriented towards schoolchildren and students who have low motivation to receive education and good grades. This art-therapeutic technique is understood by the term…

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Gaseous people
In nature, a substance exists in three states: in solid, liquid, and in gaseous. (There is still plasma, but to present this in the logic of my metaphor is already…

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How to educate schoolchildren
Our hero is known as the pioneer of practical psychology for a Russian audience. Doctor of Psychology, Professor Nikolai Ivanovich Kozlov has been managing the Sinton training center, the oldest…

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Throw a bowl of cookies!
I speak with parents of preschool children and even older children: almost every first one mentions “problems with feeding” or “does not eat normal food”. Moreover, the children are different:…

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