Posts tagged "grit"

Moving beyond survival

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. - Aristotle In our lives, the number one priority should be the expansion of our own self awareness. We need to become aware, accept, and in some cases adjust the truth about ourselves and our world. To…

Developing resilience and preparing for adversity

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. Growth mindsets. We often hear these terms used a lot in and out of educational contexts. The key element in this is learning how to reframe failure, and building mental capacity, or the opportunity to practice resilience. Reducing the effects of significant adversity on our livesĀ is essential to the progress and…