“‘Relationships constitute the single most important factor responsible for the survival of homo sapiens,’ writes one social psychologist.” The How of Happiness
Principal: We can’t save them all, Gabe. Mr. Iglesias: I know, but who are we if we don’t even try.
Hal: You’re so pathetic. No matter what side you’re on, you’re always the loser. Megamind: There’s a benefit to losing. You get to learn from your mistakes.
Gradually, the climbing life I was discovering supplanted the family life that was crumbling all around me. …. To this day, climbing is still one of the few activities that makes me feel good even when I’m feeling down. Lynn Hill, Climbing Free
[O]nce we know that abilities are capable of such growth, it becomes a basic human right for children, all children, to live in places that create that growth, to live in places filled with “yet.” Carol Dweck
I wanted to see how children coped with challenge and difficulty, so I gave 10-year-olds problems that were slightly too hard for them. Some of them reacted in a shockingly positive way. …. They understood that their abilities could be developed. They had what I call a growth mindset. But other students felt it was… Read More Growth Mindset
“The only time you get started at the top is in digging a hole.” Unknown