How to Raise a Creative Child? Three rules. Today we live in a market society where each person is a unique product
How to show young children that you love them. Here are some simple ideas to help you show toddlers and younger students that you love them
How to show empathy when your child is rude. I advise you to react to the content of his words, not to the harshness of his expressions. It will be possible to talk about rudeness
Search for positive aspects. How to talk to children about divorce. You can learn yourself and teach a child to look for the good in life. It will make both of you
Mass psychosis? How not to succumb to general confusion over the coronavirus. The coronavirus pandemic scares us for many reasons. Changed way of life
On weekends, you can see the "Sunday dads" walking the children. There is a feeling that they are serving a sentence. Every time movie-zoo-ice cream. Not tired?
Denial of the child's emotions. How to talk to children about divorce. By denying the other person's emotions, you are telling him that his feelings are not important or wrong
Invisible scapegoat wounds. If you find yourself the scapegoat of your own family, you may be suffering from a variety of
How do you tell your child about the dangers? Incompleteness of our own knowledge and fears lead to the fact that we are not ready to talk about the device
My husband and I share an apartment with his mother. The mother-in-law is a rude person. Swears all the time. I come home from work, I'm tired. But still
Ignorance: hidden violence. Domestic violence is a complex and frightening phenomenon. Difficult because it can take different forms, not all of which succeed
10 mistakes of a hurrying mother, or Children at gunpoint of parents. A mother who herself does not understand what to do with herself to the end, does not know how to organize her life
A teenager is not interested in anything: how to fix it? A typical “piteous song” of parents of teenage children: “He / she is not interested in anything! All day long
Technologies for victim stalking. Cyberbullying and cyberstalking. She hoped the abuse by her narcissistic husband would end
Work miracles! Wish on New Year's Eve. New Year is perhaps the only holiday of the year, endowed with such a huge number of traditions, recommendations, recipes, recipes. It is on New Year's Eve that all humanity begins to wait for a miracle and in every possible way to prepare for it
How to Raise a Successful Child. 7 bad advice. You were once children yourself. The time was different; your parents didn't develop you. Do you regret it
Signs and fortune-telling: how does it work from the point of view of psychology? Winter holidays are the time of rituals and signs: from burnt notes in glasses of champagne to Christmas divination. It would seem that there is no need for a modern person to believe in mysterious predictions, but every now and then one can hear stories about how the envisioned comes true - even among inveterate skeptics! How does this happen?
Personal opinions about domestic violence, abusers and victims. Part 4: the rules of the ring. You cannot win in the ring without being a fighter. Before, you refused to fight the one who challenged you. You chose the path of sacrifice and you know the result
Why is an incomplete family "scary" for a child? What are the causes of child aggression, asocial behavior of adolescents, the development of addiction to psychoactive substances, self-harm, suicidal attempts? In each list of factors influencing the occurrence of problem behavior in children, we can easily find that one of them is an incomplete family
Orphanage / Justified Fears | On the pages of the magazine Boris Novobozhkin conducts a psychological consultation for our readers
Personal opinions about domestic violence, abusers and victims. Part 1: on learned helplessness
Personal opinions about domestic violence, abusers and victims. Part 2: what is violence and why does an abuser need it?
Personal opinions about domestic violence, abusers and victims. Part 3: the identity of the abuser. The identity of the abuser is created by the family. The roots of violence are very deep, they begin to take shape in childhood. That is why it is so difficult for an abuser to accept the other's point of view and adjust his attitude
We humans are contradictory creatures. Sometimes our values come into conflict with each other and generate internal tension. Which one will win? And is it possible to win in an internal conflict, in a battle with oneself?
"Scary, but I'll watch" Why do we need horror films. Every thriller has a dark basement. It is there, uncertainly feeling for the steps and convulsively grabbing the railing, the hero descends. Instead of a basement, there may be an abandoned attic or a dark forest, but the plot repeats itself: the hero is scared, but he walks. The viewer makes the same decision: scary, but I'll see
Fear of competition. 4 ideas to help you cope with your fear of failure. Our needs often overlap with the needs of others, which inevitably leads to the need to defend our interests. If you avoid any confrontation, and the need to fight with someone for a place in the sun literally paralyzes you, perhaps it is the fear of competition
The male body is strength and vulnerability. If a woman drives a car, then that's cool, she's great. And if she doesn't, then okay, she doesn't have to. A man who does not drive a car is not a man. And there are still many such aspects
When parents need help. A sense of duty versus reality and common sense. Our parents are getting old, and every year they need more help. Feelings of duty and gratitude make most of us want to help them. But caring for an elderly person may turn out to be completely different from what we imagined it to be. And not everyone can handle a huge responsibility
Why is it harmful to be friends with children? The opinion of the psychologist Marina Melia. Friendship of parents with children is a popular trend today: adults consider their child as an equal partner, as a friend who can be trusted and with whom one can consult on a variety of issues
"A man crashed in front of my eyes!" Death is always close at all - in crime news, in an ambulance rushing past, in photographs of ancestors in a family album, in advertisements for funeral services, in a dead dove on the road, even in a falling yellow autumn leaf
Why will your work with a psychologist be ineffective? 4 obvious mistakes. After your independent attempts to solve the problem have failed
Feminist myths. Part 2. Feminism is a phenomenon that almost everyone has heard about, but few people clearly understand what its essence is. By the number of philistine "horror stories", this movement, perhaps, occupies a leading place among social movements
Feminist myths. Part 1. The movement of feminism has been developing in the world for almost two hundred years, more and more expanding its geography and sphere of influence. However, in Russia, he is still often treated with distrust and apprehension - thanks to the numerous myths spread by opponents of the women's rights movement
Not Soviet children. How are children different and similar, separated by half a century? If we can communicate with modern children, how can we find out what was important for Soviet children? This will help us … children's periodicals
How to maintain health and sanity while caring for elderly parents. Caring for them is a tremendous job, but we take it as our duty
A harmful myth about a real man. The basic human instinct is the instinct of self-preservation, which is responsible for the inviolability of the right to life. However, this instinct is contradicted by social mores, according to which boys must endure pain, sacrifice health for the common good and act as if they are invulnerable
Climatic despair. Part 2: Good news. With each passing month, record temperatures, hurricanes, floods and fires are observed more and more. The forecast is disappointing, and this is beginning to noticeably affect the mental health of the inhabitants of the Earth. Can you keep your sanity in anticipation of the apocalypse?
Climatic despair. Part 1: Bad news. Natural disasters and powerful social upheavals always leave a trail of death and destruction that, in mental health terms, threaten survivors with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and an increased risk of aggression and suicide
About conformism and non-conformism - how the group influences us. In 1951, a scientific note by American psychologist Solomon Asch, "The Impact of Group Pressure on Changes and Distortion of Judgments," was published. The article describes an experiment that clearly demonstrates the phenomenon of conformism - the subordination of an individual to the opinion of the group