The rewards of goal setting

Setting goals can be a constructive practice. Whether you are setting career goals, relationship and familial goals, or daily goals, it is pertinent to understand what your objectives are in order to establish goals that you can ultimately attain. There has been a lot of research in positive psychology on Read more…

Why some try harder

Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Kids Give Up By Tracy Cutchlow My toddler struggled to buckle the straps on her high chair. “Almost,” she muttered as she tried again and again. “Almost,” I agreed, trying not to hover. When she got it, I exclaimed, “You did it! It Read more…

Why Self-Esteem Matters

Why Self-Esteem Matters According to KidsHealth.org when children feel good about themselves, it sets them up for success — in everything from school to friendships. Positive feelings like self-acceptance or self-confidence help kids try new challenges, cope with mistakes, and try again. Taking pride in their abilities and accomplishments helps kids Read more…

MY GOALS IN TAEKWONDO

I normally don’t share an entire essay written by a student.  This essay written by a parent for her gold belt test is honest, and I think it portrays how most older people feel about wanting to try Tae Kwon Do. “I started out very humbled, as I do in Read more…