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Reinventing Failure: How to Help Your Kids Deal with Mistakes

An Easy 5-Step Process That Promotes Learning

Reinventing Failure: How to Help Your Kids Deal with Mistakes

This subject came about from my listening to Tony Robbins’ book called “Unlimited Power.” If you haven’t ever listened, it is a treat, not to mention really full of valuable information.

In the course of the program, Tony talks about how we view failure, and how that view becomes a stumbling block to progress. He suggests that instead of using the word failure, we should substitute the word “results” or “outcomes.”

10 Strategies to Avoid Raising a Narcissist

10 Strategies to Avoid Raising a Narcissist

Too much of the wrong attention, and too little of the right attention, can create a child that feels entitled, steps over other’s people’s feelings, needs to constantly be rescued, expects different rules than everyone else, and in spite of everything you give, still seems to be dissatisfied and unhappy. I’m describing a Narcissist, or what eventually becomes during adulthood, a Narcissistic Personality.

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