How and Why to Use Positive Reinforcement with Your Children

By | 2018-01-18T23:49:06+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

You often hear the term positive reinforcement when talking about dog training, but this simple method is surprisingly effective with children. Positive reinforcement is the method whereby we ignore bad behavior and praise good behavior. Children can learn all kinds of life lessons through positive reinforcement including social skills and good manners. It can also be beneficial in education. Positive reinforcement makes children feel good about themselves and encourages them to do better. It can be used for short-term solutions or long-term goals. The best


5 Child-Rearing Mistakes That May Cost Your Kid’s Happiness

By | 2017-12-31T15:20:45+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Child-rearing is a hard work to do, and like any other work, it requires a lot of efforts and self-control to be done well. All parents want the most important project of their life—child rearing—to be successful, and they do their best. However, parenting styles differ. While some parents prefer not to be involved in the child’s life at all, others become hostages of their own fears and misconceptions and grow with their child together. Despite the differences in approaches, both miss a very important


How to Achieve Career Advancement as an Introvert

By | 2017-12-19T15:09:25+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Career, Science & Technology, Success & Money|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are an introvert, you may find it hard to reach career advancement and professional success. Here are some essential tips to help you. Thanks to the extensive research in personality psychology, the world has finally embraced introverts' qualities and recognized the effectiveness of their work. Yet, we still live in a world dominated by extroverted individuals, where overconfidence and outgoing attitudes are major key roles in achieving career advancement. Although introverts will never transform into social butterflies, it would be wise to identify


Gym and Sports Injuries – How to Prevent Them

By | 2017-11-20T11:32:32+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health|Tags: , , , |

Research has shown that accidents and bad habits that lead to sports injuries can start in childhood. "Practice makes perfect," but even seasoned athletes can get into trouble pursuing their sport. And these initial accidents can lead to chronic problems, especially in certain areas prone to injury. While certain sports injuries can be unique to certain endeavors, sports medicine experts say that any athlete can make the mistakes that lead to them. Want to avoid being sidelined by accidents? Then read on to learn how


7 Signs You Are Going through Quarter Life Crisis (and How to Deal with It)

By | 2017-12-21T21:27:14+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Everyone has gone through a quarter life crisis at some point in their life. This period usually kicks in between 20 and 30 years of age, marking the final step towards becoming an adult. This can be a terrifying period for many young people who don’t have a clue about what to do with themselves. Suddenly, homework help becomes the least of their worries, and there are several signs that a quarter life crisis has begun. 1. Frustration Being frustrated is nothing out of the


Why You Are Not Reaching Your True Potential and What to Do about It

By | 2017-10-05T20:11:47+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

What does it mean for someone to reach their true potential? We talk about someone doing this, or failing to do this, all the time, but what do we actually mean by it? When it comes right down to the language, nobody seems to know what we actually mean – and we cannot articulate what we mean either. When people talk about somebody reaching their true potential, it often seems to be in an academic context, as if we mean that everybody has the capacity


Why Getting Fired Is a Blessing in Disguise

By | 2018-01-15T23:56:28+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Categories: Career, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

In our world today, it’s impossible to survive without having a source of income. But what if I told you that getting fired is not always something bad? Accessing the essentials and luxuries of life heavily depends on your ability to acquire (buy) them. For a number of individuals, being employed is the best way for them to get income. Well, people are different, some individuals thrive better as entrepreneurs while others are better off as employees. The thought of losing a job is quite


How to Turn Your Negative Self-Talk into an Encouraging Inner Voice

By | 2017-11-25T22:09:58+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

All of us are familiar with a negative self-talk. Is it possible to turn it into a positive and encouraging inner voice? We all have some critical points in our lives. The moments when we need to make the right decision, to motivate ourselves to do something, to perform to our fullest. At such moments, it is perfectly normal to hesitate. When we do, we try to talk ourselves into doing what needs to be done. We tell ourselves “I can do this, and