Learning difficulties

Some young children do not enjoy learning because they genuinely have some challenges that interfere with their learning ability. Remember, when children begin to experience positive enriching learning, they are more likely to experience an increase in motivation and self-confidence.

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Tutoring and more tutoring

while the main motive and intention behind tutoring are to improve capabilities that students currently lack. In some cases, children may be forced into additional tutoring to appease their parent's desires.

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A Case study: Unemployment

“I have remained unemployed for last seven months. The company I worked for closed down last year, relocating to China. I have gone through several interviews but, until now, there has been no positive response.”

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A Case study: Grief and loss

A trained counsellor will be able to see that Mr Tan is overwhelmed with ‘grief and loss' issues, following his wife's demise. After speaking to Mr Tan, it became clear that as he was entrusted with the responsibility of running the household and caring for his four children, Mr Tan had no opportunity to go through the different stages that constitute the grief journey. 

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A Case study: Children from divorcing family

Children, when they are separated from either of their parents due to break up or a divorce children face a lot of emotional difficulties. They often go through a range of different feelings such as fear, anger, abandonment, guilt, which are not usually visible to others around them.

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Social Skills

Social skills consist of different ways, children  interact with their peers to form healthy and positive relationships. For example, some children love to play while another group of children may love to chit-chat about sports, favourite television programmes, fashion, pets or prefer to study together.

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I don't like my teacher

Anxiety is defined as an "apprehension without an apparent cause." It usually occurs when there is no immediate threat to a person's safety or well-being, but the threat feels real.

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About Mental health

Mental health refers to our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It is about how we think, feel and act as we cope with our lives. It also refers to how we handle stress, make choices and relate to others. Like physical health, mental health is important at every stage of life.

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Feeling down most of the time

Some symptoms of depression are feelings of helplessness and hopelessness, loss of interest in daily activities, appetite change or drastic weight changes, sleep changes, anger or irritability and loss of energy.

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Emotional pain

Grief is a natural response to loss. It is the emotional pain one feels when adapting to a loss, which can vary from one person to another.

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Step Family/Blended Family

Children usually struggle with feelings of loss and confusion and have to cope with adjustment issues in a new family. These challenges vary according to the ages of children involved. Ultimately, the blending of a new family comes with losses, adjustments, managing expectations and the need for concerted communication amongst all family members. 

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