6 ways to develop your child’s self-esteem without encouraging narcissism
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SHOW DESCRIPTION: In this I talk about 6 ways to develop your child’s self-esteem without encouraging egotism or breeding narcissistic attitudes. As parents and guardians, we know that it is important to praise and compliment our children, especially when celebrating their achievements. However, we also need to avoid praising our children too much, which may encourage vanity and narcissistic-like behaviors.
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4:20 The difference between building self-esteem & encouraging narcissism
10:35 Why we as parents need to make time for ourselves as well
11:08 How we praise are kids is key to building healthy self-esteem
19:07 Why we need to let our children make mistakes & learn from their failures
22:40 How harsh criticism can impact your child’s self-esteem
31:48 Why we need to help our children see the value in their mistakes
32:35 How team-building helps children develop healthy self-esteem
35:15 The connection between mind management, self-regulation & self-esteem
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