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Five Myths Of A Thankful Life

Five Myths Of A Thankful Life | ISO Mental Health & Wellness | Scoop.it
Living a thankful live is very similar to creating a happy life and the myths around them both are very simple. Here's a few to take a look at.
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Myths about Making Mistakes | Alina Tegund

Believe it or not, making mistakes can actually make us better people. See common Myths about Mistakes and learn about how embracing these mistakes leads to better lives.

 

Myth: Perfectionists make better workers.
Fact: Many perfectionists fear challenging tasks, take fewer risks and are less creative than nonperfectionists. One research study found that perfectionists performed more poorly than their counterparts in a writing task. It may be that perfectionists so dread receiving feedback that they don’t develop the same writing skills as non perfectionists.

 

Myth: It’s good for your children’s self-esteem to praise them for being smart.
Fact: Research has shown that praising children for being smart – rather than for making a good effort – leads them to fear taking on more difficult tasks because they might look “dumb.” Children who feel effort is more important than appearing smart are often more willing to tackle greater challenges.

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