Why Schools Need Preventive Counseling Approaches: From Academic Window Perspective

How can we take care of our student’s emotional needs during this never before experienced event? Our teachers, parents, administrators, and caregivers are working overtime to meet all the needs of children around the world academically and emotionally.  There are children suffering from depression, anxiety, unchecked bullying, and overall uncertainty everywhere. Psychological distress and suicidal…

Self-Awareness and Personal Development

Introduction Human beings and animals are two kinds of creatures that live together in the world. The most common difference between them is:  Animals that were born with the developed skills and talents they need could provide what they need to survive their lives perfectly. They can find enough food, protect themselves against their enemies….

Self-Awareness: Personal development

It is a known reality that the differences between animals and human beings are that animals were born well-developed abilities and skills but the human being born with potential abilities and skills to be developed by their volition and intelligence which are developed by time too. Intelligence is given to think and find better and…

Self-Awareness: Internalizing

Internalizing is the first step for improvement. To know the details of something or getting enough information does not mean that it is internalized. Being internalized means that it is reflected in behavior as your own behavior. Since the behavior practiced in real life is the result of our emotional and intellectual properties. It needs…

Self-Awareness: Measuring

There is a quote from scientist Lord Kelvin, “if you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it.” It is actually used for positive sciences. How can it be adapted to social sciences?  The difficulty is how to measure it because of subjectivity in social sciences. Scientifically, if you buy something from a market, you can…

What is Self-Awareness: Introduction

Human beings and animals are two kinds of creatures that live together in the world. The most common difference between them is:  Animals that were born with the developed skills and talents they need could provide what they need to survive their lives perfectly. They can find enough food, protect themselves against their enemies. For…

Preventive Counseling could be a solution for Suicide

Why do students attempt suicide?It is a well-known fact that a happy person does not attempt suicide. On the contrary, high levels of unhappiness increases person’s risk of suicidal ideation and actual suicide attempts. If we want to understand the reasons people consider or attempt suicide, we need to examine sources of unhappiness. What types…

Preventive counseling produces long-term solutions

The source of many students’ challenging behaviors is not being fed enough emotionally and psychologically by their parents, teachers, and the environment. A students’ psychological foundation includes basic needs, such as; competence, autonomy and a sense of belonging. If these needs are not nurtured well enough by their parents and their teachers, problems may arise…