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Online Communication and the Danger of the Disinhibition Effect

The most part of the people whom you meet on the internet can’t say for sure who are you and identify your address and occupation. The computer system administrators and other technically experienced people probably could define you IP address and e-mail if necessary. But generally the internet users know only that information about you that you have reported yourself. If you wish you may hide your identity. The world “anonymous” points out the fact that one can go without the actual name. Such fact makes the best prerequisite for the gamer or internet user developing the syndrome of disinhibition.

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Tween obesity.

The term tween refers to the youngsters who are between 8 and 12 years old. This period is also described as the time when a kid (usually female) is too old for toys, but too young for relationships. This time might be quite difficult for the kids. Especially when it concerns social and psychological issues. They want to be teens but they are kids who are not accepted too seriously by others. Well, of course childhood is wonderful time. But by saying difficult time I try to point out some psychological and social issues. It might be more difficult if a kid of this age suffers from obesity. Well, obesity at any age is not good. But for tweens it might be unbearable experience.

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Step Out of the Shadow

Some people, no matter how wonderful, interesting and talented they are, often remain in shadow. Let’s take a random company – people are talking, having fun, somebody tell jokes and somebody share his travel experience, the normal situation of human communication. But have a more attentive look at the corner of the room. See anything? Look deeper in the shadow and there you will probably see an obscure figure – here stands Mr. Shy. If it is you who are standing in the corner and pretends to be nothing, you have a serious communicative problem and should deal with it in order not to stay in this corner for the rest of your life.

We will not define the reasons of your shyness as it is complicated psychological issue. It may be the result of your upbringing or of some psychological trauma, or the consequence of too low self-esteem. The fact is, your shyness is here, always with you, and you have to get rid of it somehow. First, you need to perform a serious training of your mind. Start every morning with telling yourself how great you are, create the list of your achievements – it will show you that you can do something significant. While being in the company, do not think that you are the center of common attention and behave normally. However, all these theoretical recommendations are nothing without practice of your communicative skills with strangers.

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