Researcher finds link between parenting styles and workplace behaviors

Researcher finds link between parenting styles and workplace behaviors Source: University of Alabama, Culverhouse College of Commerce   If you're having problems at work, there's a chance that your parents might share some of the blame, claims Dr. Peter Harms, a University of Alabama researcher.   "It seems cliché, but, once again, we end up blaming [...]

2018-04-29T12:26:52+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Conscientiousness|

School bullying linked to lower academic achievement, research finds

A study that tracked hundreds of children from kindergarten through high school found that chronic or increasing levels of bullying were related to lower academic achievement, a dislike of school and low confidence by students in their own academic abilities, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.   While pop culture often [...]

2018-04-29T12:27:26+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Benevolence, Conscientiousness|

Fearless children show less empathy, more aggression, research finds

Preschool-aged children who demonstrate fearless behavior also reveal less empathy and more aggression towards their peers. This has been shown in a new study that was carried out at the University of Haifa's Faculty of Education.   "The results of this study show that fearless behavior in children can be identified and is related to [...]

2018-04-29T12:27:59+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Compassion, Courageousness|

The power of thank you: UGA research links gratitude to positive marital outcomes

A key ingredient to improving couples' marriages might just be gratitude, according to new University of Georgia research.   The study was recently published in the journal Personal Relationships.   "We found that feeling appreciated and believing that your spouse values you directly influences how you feel about your marriage, how committed you are to [...]

2018-04-29T12:29:45+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Benevolence, Communicativeness, Generosity, Health, Relationships|

Research shows bias toward adopting children of certain ethnic, racial backgrounds

As America continues to adopt more children internationally than any other country, hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. - most of whom are children of color - sit in foster care awaiting adoption. Though some Americans express a desire to adopt non-white children, even they have limitations when it comes to adopting children [...]

2018-04-29T12:30:27+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Benevolence, Compassion, Courageousness, Fairness, Parenting|

How to Help Kids with Self-Esteem

Self-esteem effects so much more than just a child’s personality. Self-esteem is one of those cyclical things. With great self-esteem tends to come confidence in their school work. With confidence in their work comes good grades. With good grades comes… high self-esteem! It is a magical thing. It can be a painful thing to watch if your little one is not as self-confident as they should be, and it can have some pretty negative consequences. So what can you do to boost their confidence?

2018-03-09T01:52:29+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Benevolence, Education|