The Psychology of a confident child

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Raising a confident child is key to ensuring a successful transition into adulthood. Enhancing a child’s self confidence is undoubtedly tantamount to creating healthy, stable adults. The experiences and lessons of childhood stay with us into adulthood.

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The Psychology of a confident child

  1. 1. www.helpingpsychology.com The Psychology of a Confident Child
  2. 2. www.helpingpsychology.com Raising a confident child is key to ensuring a successful transition into adulthood. Enhancing a child’s self confidence is undoubtedly tantamount to creating healthy, stable adults.
  3. 3. www.helpingpsychology.com To boost a child’s confidence, it is important that they receive constant positive feedback. A few simple words such as, “That’s a lovely drawing” go far in raising self esteem. http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/223/1612/PreviewComp/SuperStock_ 1612R-15918.jpghttp://fantashak.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/confident-children.jpg
  4. 4. www.helpingpsychology.com Children thrive on encouragement. The world is filled with so many things that to a child seem impossible to accomplish or understand. http://www.home-and-family.org/images/Child-at-play.jpg
  5. 5. www.helpingpsychology.com Encouraging a youngster leads to the realization that he or she can do things and solve problems. Confident children are permitted to stretch their limits. If a parent rigidly chooses what a child wears every day, the child will reach the conclusion that it is incapable of making such a decision. http://media.rd.com/rd/images/rdc/make-it-matter/mim-5-benefits-childs-imagination-af.jpg
  6. 6. www.helpingpsychology.com Mistakes are a part of life. Children who are taught to be ashamed of their mistakes will stop trying. Everyone makes mistakes. What’s important to a child’s psychology is to never give up. http://tlc.discovery.com/family/new-parents/images/parent-mistakes-4-discipline.jpg
  7. 7. www.helpingpsychology.com They learn that a temper tantrum will bring about the desired results. When those children grow up, they continue to act as if nothing should thwart their every desire. It is important for children to experience a certain amount of frustration in order to learn how to deal with it. http://images.meredith.com/parents/images/2008/09/ss_101227781.jpg
  8. 8. www.helpingpsychology.com Sometimes life is unfair. A child who understands these facts and uses them as an opportunity to learn and grow faces life with an abundance of self- esteem.
  9. 9. www.argosy.edu www.HelpingPsychology.com Helping Psychology Is Sponsored By
  10. 10. www.argosy.edu www.HelpingPsychology.com Helping Psychology Is Sponsored By

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