Children

Positive Discipline with Children

Posted on 24/05/2011 in Children, Parenting

Most parents don’t enjoy disciplining their child – even though correcting bad behaviour is a necessary part of parenting. Positive discipline is a way of setting limits on children without damaging their self esteem. As a parent, it’s important to know how to set limits effectively, without harming your child’s self-esteem. This is done through positive discipline. Psychologists say this is the best approach to use with children when they misbehave and the key is to focus your attention on the behavior and not on the child. Parents also need to distinguish between deliberate behavior and unintentional behavior to know… Read More Here!

 

How to Deal with a Teen who has Compulsive Exercise Disorder

Posted on 24/05/2011 in Body Image, Children, Parenting

Most people agree that regular activity is a good thing for the body. Exercise triggers the release of endorphins in the body. This hormone is responsible for the feeling of well-being that often comes after exercise, sex, or eating chocolate. Called the endorphin rush, this has a number of beneficial effects for the body – such as increasing pleasure and reducing pain. Exercise strengthens the heart and the muscles, gets rid of unwanted weight, lowers the amount of fat in the body, and reduces the risk of disease. All of these contribute to an overall sense of well being. WHAT… Read More Here!