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  • Success and Failure

    Author: Dr James Best

    It seems she takes everything about herself so negatively. The slightest criticism is taken to heart, and she won’t here anything positive that we say about her. I am quite sure she thinks she is a failure. She even called herself a ‘loser’ the other…

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  • Acceptance and Unconditional Love

    Author: Dr James Best

    I am so proud of my daughter, and I try to make sure she knows that. I know she has some aspects of her personality that are not perfect (and at times can be very frustrating!) but that’s ok, I suppose we all do. I am determined that she will always look to me as…

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  • Negativity

    Author: Dr James Best

    We can often see our own communication skills through rose coloured glasses. How aware are you of how you talk and communicate with your child? What percentage of your interaction is positive or negative? How are you perceived by your child? Do you want to improve the…

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  • Temperament

    Author: Dr James Best

    I just assumed that my child would be like myself or my wife, or somewhere in between. It took me a long time to realise and accept that she was in fact her own little person with her own little idiosyncracies. Some of these I found, at first, a little hard to handle,…

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