“If parents want to give children a gift the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort and keep learning. That way their children do not have to be slaves of praise. They will have a lifelong way to build and repair their own […]

We looked at resilience as the ability to bounce back after a difficult moment in life. Resilience is a skill that can be learnt, built and strengthened over time. Below are some of the pointers that can help you in building resilience. Connections – Having caring, supportive, valuable relationships is crucial in helping you thrive […]

What differentiates those who thrive from those who survive? Resilient people demonstrate certain characteristics that make them thrive during difficult moments. Below are four elements that are essential to resilience. 1.      Challenge – Resilient people view difficulty as a challenge, not as a paralyzing event. They look at their failures and mistakes as lessons to be […]

The other day I came across a story on social media about an 11-year-old boy who committed suicide because his parents accused him of stealing rice. In one of the comments someone noted “In all my growing up I only remember being beaten by my parents twice all the others were attempted murder.” Though this […]