Persevering through difficult times

Persevering through difficult times

Persevering through difficult times can be hard. Through life experiences, we have to accept negative situations as they come. At times we are not equipped to confidently deal with difficulties first time around. Yet, we accept that difficult times make us stronger. Or do we? How do you deal with difficulties in life? Do you persevere through?  The best method of persevering through difficult times is to build on your inner strength and focus.  If you feel threatened by a negative situation, your response would be to ‘fight’ rather than take ‘flight’.  For example, you react in an angry way to what someone has said. On the other hand, you can remove yourself from the situation, which is not a bad thing! How to handle difficult situations Removing yourself from the situation helps you to think more clearly. Increases your confidence as you stay in control and adjusts your behaviour.  Whether the negativity arises from home, work, social or your personal life, you’re self-esteem...
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Teaching Children Feelings

Teaching Children Feelings

Teaching your children 'feelings' can help them to thrive! Especially when you convey ideas that can lead to emotions. If you teach your child normal responses then it will help them learn and manage their own ideas. On the other hand, too much assistance can hinder them when developing their own thought processes.  So what can you do to guide your children's emotions? Show respect Teaching children feelings of 'thoughts' can be helpful especially when you show them how to respect other people. For example, when you talk with your spouse in a kind way, your children will learn from you, just by looking. Tone of voice If you use appropriate tones whenever expressing emotions, children will work out how to work well with them also. For instance, instead of shouting at the top of your voice when you become upset, make a concerted effort to speak softly so that you sound relaxed. For babies to teenagers, a difference of age, it is beneficial to...
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