Tip 35 – Teach your child to identify negative feelings… and then handle them!
Be a negative feelings detective… and then help your child bust his or hers as soon as possible. First, look for clues–Negative behavior will usually be your first tip-off. Next make note of obvious difficulties. Then work through the problem. While mishaps occur all the time, it is important to be aware of their causes. Hash out the reasons with your child and then help him or her better understand what happened. The sooner you help your child, the faster he or she will be at peace. After you go through this process, your child will be freer from distracting feelings and better able to enjoy the full benefits of positive energy.
Negative feelings are a natural part of life; we all have them. Yet little by little we learn how to handle them. With the benefit of your wisdom, you can help your child jumpstart learning this valuable life-living tool!