“Peer Pressure Vs. True Friends”

Volume one on the “Surviving Primary School” by Dr. Orly Katz

Many of us who were bullied as children think our problems ended when we grew up. It is very cruel to find out that these problems are cyclical: today our children may get bullied at school.

If we did not have the proper tools as teenagers to deal with bullying, how can we teach our children to cope with it now? We cannot give what we don’t have.

Enter Dr. Orly Katz  (http://www.simplymemodel.com) and all her expertise in leadership, empowerment and self esteem.

Dr. Katz has written not one, but two different collections of books dealing with children and teenager issues: “Surviving Junior High” and “Surviving Primary School.”

The first book on the Primary School series, “Peer Pressure Vs. True Friends”, teaches our children everything they need to know about bullying.  

If you are anything like me, you will remember some parts of your education as a battlefield where it was every man for himself.

Dr. Orly speaks to the young at their own level. She does not intent to preach or patronize. Through a series of real stories and anecdotes from her own childhood she teaches our children what to do and how to do it. She never says “you should do this or you should do that.” Instead, she says things like “I realized I made a mistake when this came back to me in the form of…” It is hard to argue with that kind of thinking, even when you are a teenager.

The books also have a series of questionnaires that will allow our children to understand if they are bullies, if they are being bullied, how to get away from it, and in general, a good measurement on their own values.

Experience has taught me that my children will not always listen to me; they may feel embarrassed, ashamed or they may only be trying to avoid my long and boring lectures on how to live life. Same experience has also taught me that when that happens, I can always “accidentally” slip a book into their lives, so that they will learn to solve their own problems.

I am planning to do just that with Dr. Orly’s books.

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“Peer Pressure Vs. True Friends”

Volumen uno de la serie “Surviving Primary School” por la Dra. Orly Katz

Muchas de las personas que fuimos “buleadas” cuando niños, pensamos que nuestros problemas acabaron cuando crecimos. Es muy cruel descubrir que este tipo de problemas son cíclicos: es posible que hoy nuestros hijos sean las víctimas del abuso en la escuela.

Si no tuvimos las herramientas adecuadas cuando éramos niños para resolver este tipo de problemas, ¿cómo podemos ahora enseñar a nuestros hijos a lidiar con ellos? No podemos dar lo que no tenemos.

Conozcan a la Dra. Orly Katz  (http://www.simplymemodel.com) y su experiencia en liderazgo, empoderamiento y autoestima.

La Dra. Katz ha escrito, no una, sino dos series distintas de libros que hablan acerca de los problemas de los niños y los adolescentes: “Surviving Junior High” and “Surviving Primary School.”

Ambas series están disponibles hoy en inglés.

El primer libro en la serie de la escuela primaria, “Peer Pressure Vs. True Friends”, enseña a nuestros hijos todo lo que necesitan saber acerca del “bullying.”  

Si usted es como yo, recordará algunas partes de su educación como un campo de batalla donde el lema era “sálvese quien pueda.”

La Dra. Orly le habla a los jóvenes a su mismo nivel. No intenta darles sermones ni hacerlos sentir menos. A través de una serie de historias reales y anécdotas de su propia infancia, les enseña a nuestros hijos qué hacer y cómo hacerlo. Nunca dice “deberías hacer o aquello.” En lugar de eso, dice cosas como: “Me di cuenta de que había cometido un error cuando esto regresó a mí de la siguiente manera…” Es difícil argumentar en contra de esa forma de pensar, aún cuando eres un adolescente.

Los libros también tienen una serie de cuestionarios que les permitirán a nuestros hijos entender si son abusadores, si están siendo abusados, como alejarse de esto y en general, una muy buena medida de sus propios valores.

La experiencia me ha enseñado que mis hijos no siempre me escucharán; a veces les dará pena; se sentirán avergonzados o simplemente estarán tratando de evitar mi largo y aburrido sermón acerca de cómo vivir la vida. La misma experiencia me ha enseñado que cuando eso sucede, siempre puedo deslizar “accidentalmente” un libro en sus vidas que les ayudará a aprender cómo resolver sus propios problemas.

Estoy planeando hacer exactamente eso con los libros de la Dra. Orly.

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3 comments on ““Peer Pressure Vs. True Friends”

  1. Yvonne says:

    These sound like great and very useful books. We could have done with the book for primary school a few years ago when one of my kids struggled to deal with bullying by kids who were supposedly her friends. The title “Peer Pressure vs True Friends” says a lot on its own!
    Fortunately my child’s teacher dealt with the bullying in a very compassionate way and instead of being crushed by it, my child eventually grew stronger.

    This is a great blog, all in all!

    • Yvonne,
      Thank you for your kind comments about the blog.
      I am happy your that problems with Bullying got solved. Sounds like a great teacher!!
      Yes, the resources that Dr. Orly give on all of her books are really great!!
      Thanks for stopping by to give us your comments, and hopefully, we will be seeing much more of you on this site!! ;0)
      Regards,
      Joe

  2. […] I have had the pleasure of reading the work of Dr. Orly Katz before, and we have talked about one of her books on this blog. […]

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