While stress is inevitable, operating in overload is simply unhealthy. As life has gone on it has become more complicated than a game of tag or which flavored popsicle to grab from the freezer. Take pause to do some self evaluation and identify your common pitfalls. Then plot a new route to a healthier more stress free life.
Whether or not you or your child play Fortnite, it has become hard to avoid. Second hand Fortnite is real. The concerns of obsessive or even addictive game play is all the more real as well. There is too much of a good thing. So, how do navigate all of it? How are you practicing prudence and temperance?
In the first half of this two parter we looked at what made up a 'Fixed Mindset'. Now we discuss a 'Growth Mindset' and explore the differences between them. We will also identify a key factor to cultivate growth, all in an effort to help you reach your full potential and avoid pitfalls like perfectionism, anxiety, and low self-esteem.
We hear it at times that someone is "in the zone" or "locked in". It typically means someone is focused and performing at a high level. So what could possibly be the drawback of being fixed on something? And how does having a fixed mindset relate to 80's rock?! Join us in this first of a two part series.
Children experiment and tinker with manipulating things from an early age trying to figure out how the world works. All the while they are learning how to get things to work in their favor. Maneuvering these situations as parents can be a messy job. We will discuss the importance of navigating the no's.
To be or not to be...that is the question! When it comes to fidget spinners, the choose could be quite simple. My child wants one. It seems harmless. It is supposed to help. I'll get them one. Come along as we probe deeper and explore the pros and cons of fidget spinners and if they aid with what they purport.