Check Out Your Emotional Bank Account

- Dr Shelja Sen

Is your Relationship with Your Child reaching an Emotional Bankruptcy? Raghav’s parents were really fed up. They had no clue how to manage their ten-year-old son. He was becoming defiant, aggressive[...]

Emotion Coach your Child

- Dr Shelja Sen

Our children are being brought up in an over-coached society. Tennis coaching, swimming coaching, football coaching, cricket coaching and so on and so forth. Most children in the city are being coached i[...]

Don’t Say Yes when You Need To Say No

- Dr Shelja Sen

I meet a lot of very concerned and well-meaning parents whose lives are completely dictated by their children's whims and fancies. They run from pillar to post satisfying their children's demands. It cou[...]

Gandhi, My Hero

- Dr Shelja Sen

From the time I was little I remember Gandhi was my ultimate hero. I am not very sure why, but I think a lot of it is to do with the fact that I was in Gandhi house in school. There was no sorting hat (a[...]

Keep The Faith

- Dr Shelja Sen

She was a remarkable mother. I was totally enthralled by her account of her little 4 year Shreya. With sparkling eyes, dancing hands, vivacious smiles and giggles she tried to paint the picture of her da[...]

Being Kim

- Dr Shelja Sen

I was reading this article in New York Times (in the wake of Kim Clijsters' victory in the US open) about how pregnancy can enhance both physical and mental performance when I started reflecting on what [...]

Joy of Giving and Affluenza

- Dr Shelja Sen

The Joy of Giving week is being celebrated across the country from 27th September to 3rd October 2009. A perfect antidote for the Affluenza virus that has been slowly gnawing at our roots. I know you mig[...]

Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice

- Dr Shelja Sen

Couple of weeks back I had written about little boys- ‘snips and tails and puppy dog tails’. Now it is high time I write about little girls too… Have you ever observed little girls playing toget[...]

A Big Salute!

- Dr Shelja Sen

I had a most amazing experience today, which I would love to share with all of you. We were invited by JNU USRN (University School Resource Network) to do a two day workshop with teachers from south Delh[...]

When there are no slings!

- Dr Shelja Sen

Today, I had a very interesting chat with a 14 year old girl who I have known for many years. She was in a bit of a fix. She had recently wrenched her right shoulder ball and socket joint due to which sh[...]

Check Out Your Emotional Bank Account

- Dr Shelja Sen

Is your Relationship with Your Child reaching an Emotional Bankruptcy? Raghav’s parents were really fed up. They had no clue how to manage their ten-year-old son. He was becoming defiant, aggressive[...]

Emotion Coach your Child

- Dr Shelja Sen

Our children are being brought up in an over-coached society. Tennis coaching, swimming coaching, football coaching, cricket coaching and so on and so forth. Most children in the city are being coached i[...]

Don’t Say Yes when You Need To Say No

- Dr Shelja Sen

I meet a lot of very concerned and well-meaning parents whose lives are completely dictated by their children's whims and fancies. They run from pillar to post satisfying their children's demands. It cou[...]

Gandhi, My Hero

- Dr Shelja Sen

From the time I was little I remember Gandhi was my ultimate hero. I am not very sure why, but I think a lot of it is to do with the fact that I was in Gandhi house in school. There was no sorting hat (a[...]

Keep The Faith

- Dr Shelja Sen

She was a remarkable mother. I was totally enthralled by her account of her little 4 year Shreya. With sparkling eyes, dancing hands, vivacious smiles and giggles she tried to paint the picture of her da[...]

Being Kim

- Dr Shelja Sen

I was reading this article in New York Times (in the wake of Kim Clijsters' victory in the US open) about how pregnancy can enhance both physical and mental performance when I started reflecting on what [...]

Joy of Giving and Affluenza

- Dr Shelja Sen

The Joy of Giving week is being celebrated across the country from 27th September to 3rd October 2009. A perfect antidote for the Affluenza virus that has been slowly gnawing at our roots. I know you mig[...]

Sugar and Spice and All Things Nice

- Dr Shelja Sen

Couple of weeks back I had written about little boys- ‘snips and tails and puppy dog tails’. Now it is high time I write about little girls too… Have you ever observed little girls playing toget[...]

A Big Salute!

- Dr Shelja Sen

I had a most amazing experience today, which I would love to share with all of you. We were invited by JNU USRN (University School Resource Network) to do a two day workshop with teachers from south Delh[...]

When there are no slings!

- Dr Shelja Sen

Today, I had a very interesting chat with a 14 year old girl who I have known for many years. She was in a bit of a fix. She had recently wrenched her right shoulder ball and socket joint due to which sh[...]

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