Thinking That Builds Confidence!

Thinking That Builds Confidence!

There is a way that your child should be thinking that builds their self-confidence. Functional thinking, which is rooted in principles of the growth mindset, supports neurological pathways in the brain that help foster a strong belief in oneself and one’s abilities....
Smart or Dumb?

Smart or Dumb?

Does your child think in terms like this? If so, Houston, we have a problem! Smart vs. DumbSuccess vs. FailureCool vs. UncoolSomebody vs. Nobody The problem with these terms is that many children believe that you either fit into one category or the other. This is...
Help Your Child Get Past the Fear!

Help Your Child Get Past the Fear!

Fear is a natural emotion just like happiness, surprise, sadness, and regret. When dealing with fear, the key is to first recognize and label it and then understand where it might be coming from. For children, this may be difficult to do on their own because their...
Anxiety Is the Enemy of Confidence!

Anxiety Is the Enemy of Confidence!

Don’t let the enemy win!!! Anxiety has its place, and scientists have learned that some degree of stress or anxiety isn’t necessarily a bad thing. There are actually benefits that anxiety brings such as: it helps you feel more motivated and prepared when faced...