Strong Sides of Phlegmatics

They say the best roommates and colleagues are phlegmatics. So if you have entered the university and search for a good person to share a room with pay attention to the people with stolid personality. But how to identify phlegmatics? Phlegmatics are the people who are normally calm and self-collected. This calmness often makes the others think that the phlegmatic people are cool and indifferent. But actually this indifference is not what it seems to be. People with such personality are usually expressing their emotions with a slight delay. They are not unresponsive but a little bit slow when it concerns showing their feelings and emotions. On the one hand phlegmatic people are usually quite tolerant to the people of other personalities. On the other hand they can do well without the close communication with the others. So if you want to stay alone for a while your phlegmatic room mate won’t bother you.

Continue reading

Four Types of Reality Shows

The phrase “reality show” has enriched the word stock of the Earth population 16 September 1999. On that day one of the small Dutch TV channels launched the first reality show in the wold called “Big Brother”. The name of this show speaks for itself.

There are four types of reality shows. It’s an interesting coincidence that Jorje Luis Borjes found the same amount of plot models in the world literature.

Continue reading

How to Become Happy Right Now

If you ask many people what is happiness you will get a lot of various answers. Every individual experiences the state of happiness in a unique way. The one thing that everyone would probably agree with is that happiness is a constantly elusive “substance”. It is often compared to air. We notice that the air exists only when we lack it. It may seem difficult to feel happy at once. Since the earliest childhood we were taught not to repose on our laurels and try to achieve more and more.

Continue reading

Why Are People Afraid of Public Speech?

Everyone has probably faced the necessity to pronounce a speech in front of an audience. Everybody studied at school and presented numerous projects or perhaps sang in a college choir. Some people remain totally calm when they were to speak in public, but there are the ones who start feeling funny even the day before their speech or performance.

Public speeches are the necessary part of many professions, but may people still are afraid to speak in front of a group of other people. To help such individuals to cope with that problem it is sensible to find out where does it come from.

Continue reading

How to Feed a Light-eater

What to do if your child refuses to eat? How to make a stubborn toddler be interested in food and try new meals? To turn the family dinner into a pleasant time for both the child and the mother we suggest you to stick to some easy rules.

  • Exclude all the artificial flavors and pigments. They are proved to cause an addiction and the child gradually ceases feeling the taste of organic food. It appears to be dull to him and that is the reason of the appetite loss.
  • Don’t give to your child pastry products as a quick snack. This food will make him feel full for a long time without bringing much use. But an apple or an orange eaten half an hour before the lunch will stimulate the appetite and your children won’t refuse to eat their standard servings.

Continue reading

‘Troubled’ Teens or ‘Troubled’ Parents?

Adolescence is always an uneasy period both for the family and the child entering this age. The teens are often called “troubled”, but is it the child who is troubled? To understand this problem better let’s stop calling teens “troubled”, it’s better to say “we have some difficulties”. The main point is that parents often have more difficulties than their child. That means that the parents are those who are “troubled”. The parents in most cases need more help to understand their responsibility in the appearance of the problems with their child and to find the best way to cope with them. It’s not a rare situation when their teenage child is absolutely normal and his impudent behavior is a silent shout: “Notice me! I’m longing for your attention!” The material well-being is not so important than your sincere and open attitude towards your kid, as the leading type of activity in the period of adolescence is communication.

Continue reading