Praise Kids for Their Work Principle, Not Their Intelligence

“Praise kids for their work principle, not their intelligence.” Praising a smart kid for his intelligence may make the youngster anxious and ill-equipped to deal with failure, a team of psychologists has found. Science says that praising your kids for being smart can backfire. It Continue Reading

Focus On Your Strengths, Not Your Weakness for Happier Self-Improvement

How would you like to improve yourself? We all have our strengths and weaknesses. Being reminded of our weakness is unpleasant. Only focusing on our weaknesses can be tiresome and depressing. Instead of crying over your weaknesses why not focus on our strengths. For happier Continue Reading

Be an Autodidact, Change the World

You want to make a positive impact on the world, and you’ve got an issue or two in your sights. Maybe you’re passionate about fighting climate change, building community, or ending structural racism. The systems we live in reward abiding by the status, and discourage Continue Reading