Category: Parenting

Basics of parenting, attachment, building trust, encouragement, praise, reword, listening, acknowledgment, cooperation, consistency, structure, consequences.

Acknowledge Feelings

Acknowledge Understand Accept Empathize Importance is in this order         When I was a new immigrant to America, iI was exposed to many unfamiliar things coupled with complete bewilderment. Shortly thereafter, I was attending a local college to learn English as a second language. At the end of the year, I was …

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What to do with inevitable STRESS?

PSYCHOFITNESS More presentations from Zita Fekete PSYCHO FITNESS What to do to handle inevitable stress?   LAUGH Why? There is activity in Pleasure Center : Nucleus Accumbens ; 1-Stimulates the immune system 2-Releases “feel good” neurotransmitters (dopamine, serotonin & endorphins) How? Tell jokes, watch comedies, surround yourself with people with sense of humor.   RHYTHMIC …

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Six Most Commonplace Tools Used For Manipulation

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Guilt Trip, Silent Treatment, Threat, Attacking Self Esteem, Excessive Criticism and Provoking Competition all can serve one goal: make you doing what the “provocateur” wants you to…   What people consider manipulation might be defined differently case by case. The common outcome is making the target feel seriously uncomfortable if they don’t perform the will …

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How to protect our children from manipulation?

  With open, straight communication and with insight to what’s going on the surface and in the hidden level.   The 3 important points I can summarize in regards to the complex task are:     A: We must not use manipulative techniques to control our children’s behavior! We need to take responsibility for our …

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Children As Selling Point: Worst of the Worst of Manipulation

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  Some of you might denounce me as a selfish, insensitive grump for what I am saying. Even with that, my opinion stands firm: using children as the sale’s workforce is the worst of the worst of manipulation.   The Sport of Fund Raising   This is the hundredth time that “Cookie dough”, “Wrapping paper”, …

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