Are you a glass half full or half empty kind of person?
A ‘glass-half-full person’ is an optimist, someone who always thinks that good things will happen. Meanwhile, as you might imagine, a ‘glass-half-empty person’ is a pessimist, someone who always thinks that bad things will happen.
What do you do when your child is never satisfied?
How to Teach An Unhappy Child Be Happy:
- Tell them it’s okay to be sad or unhappy or disappointed:
- Remind them they are in control of how they feel:
- Uncross your arms:
- Smile or laugh to release endorphins:
- Purposefully think happy thoughts:
- Be grateful:
- Play “get happier” music:
- Go outside and get fresh air:
How do I stop my child’s bad attitude?
Most of all, we need our children to take responsibility for their behaviors on a daily, weekly, and long-term basis.
- Kids Learn Fast.
- Living the Law.
- It’s never too soon or too late.
- Take advantage of teachable moments.
- Watch out for feelings of entitlement.
- Check your own behavior.
- Don’t assume anything!
How do I deal with my 10 year old’s attitude?
- Keep your perspective. “If he talks rudely to me, I figure he’ll do it with others too,” says Dee Boone-Layzell, mom to eight-year-old Travis.
- Don’t take it personally.
- Reward respectful communication (including protests and anger)
- Discuss it later.
- Use humour.
- Don’t be a doormat.
How can I help my 11 year old with anger issues?
Here are 11 tips on how you can help your child manage his anger and remain calm during times when he is prone to outbursts.
- Ask Your Child What She Is Hoping to Gain by Acting Out.
- Teach Appropriate Expressions of Anger.
- Teach Self-Soothing.
- Shift Your Energy Onto Something More Positive.
- Be a Good Role Model.
- Take a Break.