Tag Archives: Youth

Are You Getting High?

Drugs can be a difficult topic for many teens to talk about. There is a lot of peer pressure to fit it and drug abuse tends to go hand in hand with this. Whether you are currently using or have considered getting high, there are a few things you will need to think about. The

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Bullying in Singapore: Between the Classroom and the Office

 Bullying is defined by a repetitive harmful behavior that targets a particular person with the intention of intimidating them or causing physical or psychological damage. The act can be performed by a single person or a group, and in school campus, online, or even in the workplace. There are many media that bullies abuse to

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How to Teach Your Child Responsibility

One of the biggest problems in today’s society is the lack of taking responsibility, especially in regard to the younger generations. When individuals fail to be responsible for their actions, life tends to become more chaotic. For this reason, it’s important to make sure parents are ready to teach their children how to take responsibility

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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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My Child is Egotistical and Bullying Others

My Child is an Egotistical Bully, What Do I do? When a parent is faced with the grim truth that their own offspring is a bully, this can be hard to digest. However, there is still time to remedy the situation if parents are willing to go the distance. There are times when a child

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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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Acing the College Interview: Your Strengths and Weaknesses

How Hard is it to Get Into College? Do You Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses? College is very competitive these days.  The top tier schools have become increasingly competitive with an ever-increasing applicant pool.  According to The Atlantic magazine, one of the reasons for this is because it is easier than ever to apply, thanks to

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Bullying in China: Highlighted with New Appalling Videos

Recent videos have surfaced on the Internet of many brutal incidents of bullying in China. A series of videos were recently posted including various forms of physical bullying. The first video shows a group of junior high students surrounding a younger kid, later identified to be a first grader, kicking and hitting him and burning him

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Negating Bad Manners in Children and Teens

Let’s Delve into the World of Bad Manners There are little eyes upon you And they’re watching night and day There are little ears that quickly Take in every word you say; There are little hands all eager To do anything you do; And a little boy who’s dreaming Of the day he’ll be like

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Character Education Lesson Plans for Teachers and Counsellors

While it is important for children to see an example of good character, they cannot learn by example alone. Character education is an important part of any child’s upbringing and will enable the child to become honest, successful and happy and at peace with him or herself. Discover more about creating character education lesson plans.  Planning

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Static Character Vs. Dynamic Character in Fiction

Static versus dynamic – this doesn’t refer to buzzing with static electricity or being a dynamo. Well, in fiction writing, the dynamic character may actually be a dynamo as he or she learns to change and grow. The static character doesn’t grow. In fact, she stays a bit “stuck” in her personality and reactions to events in a work of fiction.

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What Are Your Weaknesses (For School and College Admission)

When you or your child apply for private schools or colleges, you will be asked a number of questions to determine your strengths, weaknesses, personality and characteristics. Your weaknesses may not be at the forefront of your mind, but ask a family member and they are sure to give their opinion of the qualities you

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