Positive Minds

By age 5, your children could already have self-esteem issues!

Self-esteem is the way in which an individual perceives himself, in other words, the perception of his own thoughts and feelings about himself. A child has no self-esteem when he is born, it is built over a period of time.

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Parenting; rewarding or anxiety-inducing?

Being a parent means having a constant feeling of nervousness, worry and stress. The most uncertain outcome of these worries is anxiety. In today’s times, parents worry to an unhealthy extreme about the daily aspects of parenting. They overthink, feel

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Are there any benefits of worrying?

New research has shown that anxiety and persistent worries (Generalised Anxiety Disorder) can actually be a protective factor because one is protecting oneself against huge negative swings in emotions when something goes wrong. However more research needs to support this

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What is emotional hygiene?

Guy Winch a psychologist talks about the importance of teaching emotional hygiene to children, just like parents teach their children dental hygiene. The questions he asks is why we take more care of our teeth then our mind, why the

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