Coping Skills Blog
Addressing the Common Cause of Bullying and School Violence
Wed, 05/07/2008 – 22:50 – Ronald Brill
To feel or not to feel — that s the coping question.
Wed, 02/06/2008 – 20:04 – Ronald Brill
In our society children are sometimes encouraged by parents and educators to “toughen up” and stop being so sensitive when their feelings are hurt by what others do or say to upset them. Of course we want our children or those kids in our care to be strong and able to weather daily upsets and stress. But the question is whether “toughening up” or developing emotional coping skills are better long term strategies to deal with stress without suffering the serious side effects from our course of action.
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