Self Development

How to handle Peer Pressure


“Come on! ALL of us are bunking maths class today. The professor is giving a test and who wants to go take that? We’re all going to take a walk and get lunch instead. Let’s go!” said Rohan the coolest kid in class who was also the group’s leader. If you were in that class and in Rohan’s group what would you have done? Do you do what you know is right and go to math class, test and all? Or do you give in and go with the rest of the group? Defining Peer Pressure Friends influence our life, even if we don’t realize it, just by spending time with us. We learn from them, and they learn from us. It’s only human nature to listen to and learn from other people who are the same age as us. Making decisions on our own is hard enough, but when…

Sports Counseling

Sports and Personality Development in Children

Sports, with their impact and influence, have always had a place in society. Its magnificent ability to unite people makes sport a powerful communication tool. Sports also help to strengthen connections and trust in our wider communities. The sports dynamic essentially transcends all social, political and ethnic barriers. Let us look at some ways in which Sports contribute to a growing child’s personality. Enhances Self Esteem Reduce anxiety Builds a positive outlook towards life Builds team work and collaboration Inculcates healthy sense of competition Better body image Builds ability to handle setback and failures Builds better social skills Promotes many values such as discipline, team spirit, time management, crisis management, resilience etc. Improves cognitive function, academic performance and behaviour in school. Athletes have higher levels of academic achievement than non-athletes. Facts about sport participation: Research proves that kids who are involved in sports have better concentration level that those who are…