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The Secret of Raising a Self-Disciplined Child

by koku_jin
“Together with intelligence, self-control turns out to be the best predictor of a successful and satisfying life.” – Steven Pinker “You frequently mention “setting limits” and I am wondering if you can elaborate. I feel like I am not good at setting limits and my children probably feel like I am unpredictable with what I allow and what sets me off.” — Aurora What does Aurora’s question about setting limits have to do with cognitive scientist Steven Pinker’s opinion on self-control? Our children learn self-control from the limits we set. But — and this is critical — only if we […]

How to Raise Your Self Worth and Trust Yourself More

by mind development scholar
When you look in the mirror, who do you see? Do you see someone you trust, admire, and believe in? Or do you see someone who is always making mistakes and falling short? The reality is who you see has little to do with what you are visually looking at. It has everything to do with what the little voice in your head is saying about you at any given time. That little voice in your head, the one is constantly judging everything… that is your self worth. Your self worth can be your best friend or your worst enemy. […]