from the Desk of Brian Bickett, CFP®
Benefits of having grit…
This week’s notable article on the importance of failing includes a list of ways to foster greater grit, resilience and well-being in children which includes:
- Have them make their bed in the morning
- Let them be bored
- Encourage them to choose “hard goals”
- Keep them humble
- Get some perspective
- Never stop learning
- Consider what actually makes your kids happy
It is not much of a stretch to see how these can be applied to anyone regardless of age.
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An article that starts by covering the recent college admissions scandal and expands into how failure can help to develop grit. Recent studies have shown how students with grit show higher livels of self-control, resilience, growth mind-set, well-being and life satisfaction.
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