Dirk Eiermann


Human beings express themselves. They do so on emotional, physical and mental levels. These expressions are part of self-regulation in terms which have little to do with selfcontrolism. Self-regulation has the effect of allowing oneself to keep staying in contact with oneself, ones perceptions and feelings. It allows therefore one to sense others and achieve resonance (Gerlinger, 2005, p.38).

For a child to take care of herself means first of all to express herself. Children can do it right from the beginning of their life: it is a component of their autonomy. Every child needs relationships...


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