by Josh Waitzkin
This belief is wrong that ‘skill is an ingrained and unalterable level of ability.’ So, don't use language like
Also, parents should not set their children up for failure by telling them
This is called “Learned helplessness orientation”.
It is true and should be believed that ‘any concept or skill can be grasped and mastered incrementally. So, prefer to say things like
To help their children, parents can say things like
Teach children the “Mastery oriented response”, so that they can associate success with effort not anything else.
Most people refuse to invest in loss during the growth stages and as a result never upgrade their game.
Sometimes you need to breakdown every thing in mind and start from ground zero to reconstruct the game and to reach to the next level. So you need to invest in loss sometimes.
Better the recovery process, better performance.
More you practise the cycles of rest, the less you will need to take. Athletes are taught this as “interval training”.
Most of us don't know about how to learn the things, with what attitude we face the situation, which mindset is better you approach the next goal.
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