Written by: Director of Curriculum and Training, FQ Education Association
Mr. Johnny Kwan
Parents always hope that their children can become optimistic, positive and confident people. But today, there are more and more children with psychological inferiority complex. How should parents deal with it? In fact, to build children’s self-confidence, you can refer to the following 4 methods.
Therefore, during this period, if teachers and parents improperly evaluate children’s abilities, it will hurt the child’s self-esteem and self-confidence, and easily cause the child to develop a sense of inferiority. Moreover, some parents criticize their children’s behavior a lot and nag them all day long. This kind of excessive evaluation can also cause their children to have a sense of inferiority. Some children will develop an inferiority complex due to poor academic performance or poor physical health. Therefore, when a child develops an inferiority complex, it is important to first analyze the cause.
During this process, parents should not worry about their children’s recurrences, and should not act too hastily. They should affirm their children’s hard work, patiently analyze the reasons for their children’s recurrences, and encourage their children to go all out. Only in this way can children see that they are making progress step by step, see the achievements they have made through hard work, enhance their confidence, and overcome their inferiority complex.
Parents can guide their children to read, take them to visit, etc., so that their children can also feel that they have knowledge, ability, and even no worse than others, so that they will gradually eliminate their inner inferiority complex.
Criticism often has little effect on children with inferiority complex. On the contrary, praise and encouragement can often achieve unexpected results. Therefore, when children make progress, parents should praise and encourage them in time; when children have problems, parents should also affirm the positive aspects. This will not only help them rebuild their confidence and overcome difficulties, but also enhance the relationship between the two generations, which can be said to kill two birds with one stone.