Wednesday, December 19, 2007

How To Teach Your Children To Beat Stress

We are sending our children into a future filled with stress and conflict. Parents and teachers have the responsibility to model behaviors and teach skills that will enable our children to be productive, accepting, healthy, and above all, resilient.
1. Self-understanding and acceptance
Self-esteem is a realistic estimate of your own capabilities and worth. People with high self-esteem are productive, responsive, imaginative, and attentive to the needs of others. Encourage your children to develop their natural aptitudes and interests. Set them up for success. Empower them to be more responsible.
2. Adults' understanding and acceptance
Give your children regular, focused, undivided attention. This, more than anything else, communicates your uncondition View the rest of this article

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