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How Our Brains Are Affected by a Smile

For all our focus on mental and physical well-being, we often overlook one of the most important things we can do to improve our lives: smile more. A smile, both from you and from others, is more than a superficial gesture. Research has shown that a smile can raise the

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How Do Social Skills Affect Learning?

Every parent knows that social skills are an invaluable part of their child’s development, but many are unaware of how valuable they are to education as well. Social skills are how we interact with others and are crucial to individuals’ ability to reach their personal and academic goals. These are

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How to Know if Your Child Has Social Anxiety

As children grow, they gradually become more aware of what people think of them. You may wonder if there is a social anxiety issue. There always seems to be a correct thing to say and do—as well as an incorrect choice. This idea that people may be paying attention to

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How to Encourage a Healthy Child With Anxiety

There are few things more distressing for parents than seeing their child struggle with anxiety. Though everyone has worries on occasion, when it becomes a constant problem, there is cause for concern. With your support, your child can get through this. Here are some ways you can help. Let Your

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Proven Ways to Overcome Your Social Fears

A fear of social situations is one of the most common phobias out there. After all, who doesn’t get nervous at the thought of public speaking? But for some people, even everyday interactions can cause significant anxiety and hold them back from enjoying meaningful relationships with others. Although it is

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Do You Have a Passive Communication Style?

Good communication expresses one’s thoughts and emotions clearly, which is essential for a successful career and happy family life. But with passive communication, one rarely communicates their thoughts effectively. In this article, we are going to explain what passive communication is, how to tell if you are a passive communicator,

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The Difference Between Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

Communication is the act of interacting and exchanging ideas with other people. There are two primary forms of communication: verbal and nonverbal. With verbal communication, people express their thoughts, ideas, and feelings through spoken or written language. Nonverbal communication uses other methods, such as body language including facial expressions, gestures,

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