Yes, You Need to Let Your Kid Fail

1. By protecting your child from failure, you’re instilling in them a sense of helplessness. 2. You may be setting them up for anxiety and depression later in life. 3. And you may be creating in them a false sense of entitlement, too. 4. Conversely, by allowing your child to fail, you’re teaching them that failure isn’t something to be […]

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Study: Active voice conveys a sense of immediacy and increases the chance people will believe you

The way we interpret a message changes depending on whether it’s framed in the active or the passive voice, University of Toronto researchers have found—even if the content is exactly the same. “What we found is that depending on which form you choose, it changes how your audience comes to understand that message,” says Sam Maglio, an associate professor in […]

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Creating a passion that will get you in shape quickly

  Often, people whо аrе trying tо lose wеight fаil tо mаkе ѕоlid gоаlѕ, usually because thеу ѕimрlу dоn’t knоw how. It mау also be thаt they аrеn’t уеt trulу mоtivаtеd. Thеrе аrе mаnу wауѕ to mаkе еxеrсiѕе enjoyable. Here аrе ѕоmе ways to hеlр уоu get ѕtаrtеd.   Muѕiс can kеер you mоtivаtеd. Yоur bоdу naturally mоvеѕ tо the […]

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I, you, or we: Pronouns provide hints to romantic attachment styles

Sometimes people wish they had greater insight into how their partner really feels. Recent work in social and personality psychology dives into the stories people tell about their romantic relationships, and finds that those prone to avoidant attachment, are less likely to use the word “we” when talking about these relationships. The results appear in the journal Social Psychological and […]

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