Articles to Inspire
When we think of confident people, we often think of our leaders, our stage performers and our sports stars. The truth is many of these people are not as naturally self-confident as we may at first perceive. They suffer from fear just like you, and I do.
Depression. Unemployment. Anxiety. Divorce — it’s dark, isn’t it? This is the sad reality of experiences written into the history books under the banner of ‘economic recession’. And, it is safe to say that the world is scared right now.
Children experience self-belief and self-confidence in the same way. A child may have the internal self-belief in their ability to learn or complete a task, but lack the self-confidence to take action and give it a go.
The action of turning up to class without the necessary materials is often not a reflection of their financial means to have the materials, but rather a choice. Why would a child make this choice? There are a few reasons, but the biggest one is fear, usually fear of ‘looking dumb’ to their peers.
When it comes to raising successful children, we need to recognize the importance of teaching our kids to believe that they can change or create anything in their life.