By Meline Kevorkian, Robin D'Antona
Everyone concerned with the care and welfare of kids and teenagers is faced with the problem of bullying, that is certainly one of life's significant pressures dealing with kids. Bullying behaviors create an uncomfortable, threatening, or even opposed surroundings that make it tough for kids to learn.
101 proof approximately Bullying is designed to collapse what the study says approximately bullying and its results, providing principles for what can and may be performed to reduce or decrease it.
Kevorkian systematically discusses issues starting from relational bullying to cyber bullying to media and video violence to the felony ramifications of bullying, debunking fantasy and uncloaking the proof approximately bullying and its prevention.
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When children don’t like to lose, it’s often because they don’t feel good about themselves. Or they may think that something’s not right. ” It’s also possible that children who have trouble losing have an inordinate need to gain control or to feel power. It’s not that the strategies I mentioned above are harmful as much as they’re ineffective. And the reason they don’t work is because they don’t address what’s at the root of your child’s problem, which isn’t the fact of winning or losing but how he feels.
By focusing on your child’s feelings, he will accept that while it feels good to win, he is still the same person when he loses. • 16 Dealing with Feelings As W. Timothy Gallwey tells us in his classic book The Inner Game of Tennis, “Focus in tennis is fundamentally no different from the focus to perform any task . . ” Gallwey also points out that winning a game is an external phenomenon; it doesn’t affect or change who we are on the inside. You can also get your child involved with an activity she can easily master—in order to feel good about herself.
Fr ustration and Disappointment • 15 prevent him from exploring what it is about losing that makes him feel the way he does. It’s even possible that he doesn’t feel bad at all; losing can mean something entirely different to him than it does to you. Becoming a good loser is an experience of mastery. It takes time. When children don’t like to lose, it’s often because they don’t feel good about themselves. Or they may think that something’s not right. ” It’s also possible that children who have trouble losing have an inordinate need to gain control or to feel power.
101 Facts about Bullying: What Everyone Should Know by Meline Kevorkian, Robin D'Antona