by Irene Lei July 31, 2023
Resilience isn’t a birthright, it’s a skill that can be learnt and practiced with your help.In today's complex society, the American Psychological Association (APA) has underscored a crucial aspect for our children's well-being - building resilience. Developing resilience in children is more than just throwing them into the deep end of a pool to see whether they can swim; it is about the consistent support you provide them daily. In this blog article, we delve into how you can empower your child to thrive in the face of adversity.
Growth mindset: It is a belief that intelligence and abilities can be enhanced through hard work and practice. Children with growth mindset believe that they can learn and improve despite their inborn talent, which encourages perseverance.
Fixed mindset: Contrarily, it is a belief that abilities are fixed. Children with fixed mindset believes that they are either smart or not smart, with not much room of improvement.
Proper praise is important in helping children develop a growth mindset with self-belief. When you praise your child:
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Every parent would like to protect their children from hardships in life. Excessive care, however, acts as a barrier, preventing children from learning how to be strong and effectively handle life's problems. In fact, one of the most effective methods for our children to learn is via trial and error. This is unpleasant yet necessary.
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