education

Parents of Little Narcissists

Many parents think that their child is the cutest and smartest. Theirs is the the one who gets the best grades, and does everything well… This is natural. After all, we are all essentially special and unique. Nevertheless, constantly calling attention…

Evaluations: Do Exams Evaluate Students Correctly?

Nowadays the most common way we evaluate our students is through much-feared exams. We’re talking about tests where students have to respond to questions about the subject. But are those exams the best way to evaluate a student’s knowledge? Are there…

The Shadow Archetype – The Dark Side of Your Psyche

According to Carl Jung’s analytic psychology, the shadow archetype represents “the dark side” of your personality. It is a tumultuous sub-world of the psyche where you store the most primitive part of yourself. The selfishness, the repressed instincts, and the “unauthorized”…

Mindfulness for Kids – Learning to Manage Emotions

Mindfulness for kids opens up a world of possibilities to help children be healthy and happy. It can improve attention and train their brains in empathy, tranquility, and emotional management. Also, getting our little ones started in the world of meditation makes…

The 10 Best Quotes by María Montessori

María Montessori is one of the greatest minds of the 20th century. She was a doctor, psychologist, psychiatrist, philosopher, anthropologist, biologist, pedagogue, and scientist. Her baggage was impressive. In fact, she was the first Italian woman to receive a professional degree…

Pinocchio and the Importance of Education

Pinocchio is the protagonist of The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, and both children and adults love him in the Disney film. Although there are other adaptations in theater, film, and television, we mostly picture Pinocchio as the wooden boy whose…

Child Psychology – Who Should I Trust?

One of the most frequent questions in psychology consultations is related to situations that parents face with the upbringing of their children. Most don’t require therapy, but just a professional response to relieve their uncertainty. In these cases, we find…

The KiVa Method: A Strategy to End Bullying

Bullying is a repeated form of violence that produces harm at different levels. It affects everything, from the victim’s relationships to their self-esteem.  The bully’s goal is to subdue the other person through the use of intimidation. Although we usually…

The Qualities of a Good Teacher

All of us at some point in our lives have been students, and we’ve all had many teachers. Some we couldn’t stand, others really stood out. But what are the qualities that make someone a good teacher? This question has…