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Emotional health in childhood ‘is the key to future happiness’

A child’s emotional health is far more important to their satisfaction levels as an adult than other factors, such as if they achieve academic success when young, or wealth when older. The authors explain that evaluating the quality of a child’s emotional health is based on analysing a range of internal factors in a person’s early [...]

Four reasons why we need to teach our young people how to handle failure

Failure has to be an option! Tal Ben Shahar often talks about this concept -That if we cannot accept failing as a natural part of the learning process, then we never genuinely learn anything new. Yet too many students – and indeed schools – frame their educational model and practices around avoiding mistakes. Failure is [...]

By |2012-08-17T19:44:07+10:00February 22nd, 2012|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Society & Culture|Tags: , , |2 Comments
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