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5 Ways to Build Children's Self-Esteem | World of Psychology

Parents tend to forget about the importance of self-esteem in their children’s lives. Great intelligence or talent may not come to full fruition in adulthood if self-esteem is lacking. That’s why it’s important for parents to take action early in their kids’ lives to ensure a healthy dose of self-confidence and high self-esteem.Here are five practical tips on how to build children’s self-esteem:1. Don’t be afraid to step back.  Continue reading

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Josh Smith at Eva Presenhuber

Artist: Josh SmithVenue: Eva Presenhuber, ZurichExhibition Title: 24 HoursDate: January 18 – March 9, 2013Click here to view slideshowFull gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump.Images: Images courtesy of Eva Presenhuber, Zurich. Photos by Stefan Altenburger Photography, Zurich.Press Release:Galerie Eva Presenhuber is delighted to announce its second solo show of Josh Smith (b.1976) in its Maag Areal gallery. This show will present a wide array of Smith’s painterly evolution, ranging in different sizes, techniques and motifs.Josh Smith has come to public recognition through his instantly identifiable abstract style, from his Name Paintings to his collages and his favoured motifs such as the fish or the leaf. The idea behind these recurring motifs is to achieve an impenetrable abstraction, yet an abstraction that makes its methods clear and reveals its making. The urgency felt in the paintings is actually a cover for a long thought process, for a careful and meticulous selection in which the brushstrokes, the collaged elements are brought together to form an image. Continue reading

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