adolescence

The Catcher in the Rye: a Cursed Book

The Catcher in the Rye is one of the most well-known American books of the twentieth century. The writer, J. D. Salinger, managed to capture the essence of adolescence in this novel. Even though reviews were harsh at first, the…

Humanity is Born in Every Child

The help that humanity needs can only come from children. They are and will be the ones who write the future. Humanity is born in every child, which is why we can’t treat children like second-class citizens. The way that we…

Cattell’s Intelligence Model and What It Can Teach Us

The construct of intelligence has been widely studied as part of the psychology of individual differences. But the ambiguity of the term intelligence has caused some problems. Hence the multitude of models that try to explain intellect, each from very different perspectives. They range…

How Can You Help the Teens in Your Life?

Sometimes you look back at your adolescence and think “if only I had known this then…” But this article isn’t about what you could have done in your teen years if you had known then what you know now. There…

Mother or Friend? Mother First, Friend Second

Being a mother is one of the most beautiful things in life. It sounds cliche, but it’s true. The process of creating life and giving birth is more than just biological. Feeling that warmth and that protective, loving instinct is…

The 5 Most Common Problems in Adolescence

Adolescence can be complicated. Really complicated. The changes that occur confuse not only the adolescent’s environment, but also the adolescent too. Empathy and patience are very useful tools for us to be better prepared to face problems in adolescence.  In addition, we…