Tag Archives: Personality

Raising A Non- Boastful Child

Self-confidence, arrogance and being boastful are often confused with one another, while each has a very distinct meaning. A child will often pay very close attention to where their parent’s place value, adjusting their perception of self worth accordingly. If the parents are wise, they will temper their praise with encouragement that shows their children there

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List of Character Traits to Possess in Life

Discover the top List of Character Traits to possess Many people confuse “character” with personality. The two are not the same in any way. A person’s personality is who they are. It is the basis on which they are defined. A person can be happy, family oriented, thoughtful, caring and compassionate. While many of those traits

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Tips on Character Education Lessons in Homes and Schools

What is Character Education? The Jubilee Center, University of Birmingham, UK, describes it as “an umbrella term for all explicit and implicit educational activities that help young people develop positive personal strengths called virtues.” In other words, Character Education Lessons are a means of teaching youth moral ethics and values such as honesty, integrity, diligence, respect,

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How to Raise Altruistic Children With No Selfishness

Most children have a tendency to act with selfishness, putting their desires above the needs of others. Children are not born with a generous nature; they need to be taught to be kind and considerate of others. The good news is that most children are capable of learning these traits and putting them into practice.

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The Best Personality Traits to Show Your Children

One of the most famous studies of personality traits was undertaken by Carl Jung and his theory was published during 1921 in a book entitled, ”Psychologische Typen” in German. The title means “Psychological Types” in English. Jung theorized that personality types come from four main categories of psychological functions. Jung’s four categories of psychological functions

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How Do You Say Sorry, Teaching Bullies to Apologize

Apologizing is an art form. It can be very difficult for a person to say there sorry. The act of having to apologize can be very embarrassing for the individual. Many are ashamed of their action and really don’t know what to say to make things better. In most cases, people are sorry for their

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Would You Benefit From a Mental Age Test?

What is my Mental Age? And what is a Mental Age Test? Do you know that you have a mental age that is different from your chronological age? Really, you do. You can take a mental age test that will give your age based on your answers. You might be surprised at the outcome. Often asked

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The Importance of Teaching Mercy to Children

Teaching children to be kind, compassionate, forgiving, and merciful is important, especially in a world where bullying is such a huge problem. According to BullyingStatistics.org, approximately one out of seven students in school has been a victim of a bully or a bully. While there are currently many campaigns and programs to end bullying, bullying

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Empathy vs Sympathy, Which is it?

What is the difference between Empathy vs Sympathy? Empathy vs sympathy is a common debate or misconception. Many people misunderstand that these are two separate traits; not one and the same. There is a distinct difference between empathy and sympathy. Empathy is when a person can “feel” what someone else is going through largely based on

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How to Teach Your Child Not to Be a Tattle Tale

Tattletales often have a negative association because kids see them as someone who spoils the fun and tries to control what other children do by telling an adult when another child does something they don’t like. However, there is a right and wrong time to tell an adult when something is going wrong. To avoid

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Did Howard Hughes Suffer from OCD?

Howard Hughes was one of the most intriguing personalities in American history. He was an aviator, engineer, and successful business tycoon. He also suffered from a fear of germs phobia and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in a time when these types of mental illnesses were not understood as they are today. The following information describes

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Introvert vs. Extrovert: Social Butterflies and Wallflowers

Humans are different. We all have our individual social preferences. Some are the life of the party and some would much rather a book or a movie in the safety and warmth of their own home. Some people would enjoy a close circle of friends and some are everybody’s best friend. What are the factors

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