I've been here two years and have nothing to show for it, I don't blame anyone but myself but hanging around here any longer is a waste of time.
Time is ticking and life is going by, I want to enjoy my life and I'm no longer waiting to be rich before that happens.
I'm leaving, bye.
Never tell them they are "smart" or "gifted."
Don't Call Kids 'Smart' - The Atlantic
TL;DR When you tell kids that they are intelligent, they have an (unwarranted) sense of self-worth. They fear making mistakes to grow and improve, because they want to keep their worthless title of...
I've been trying to mentor a young man in the last year (lets call him "G"), and in doing so, it has provided me with a keen insight into just how "f*cked up* our media, educational, and entertainment complex has brainwashed our youth into accepting mediocrity as state of normalcy.
So I stepped on a video on Ted Talks that discusses Grit. Widely known here on the forum and elsewhere as:
What is grit?
Grit in psychology is a positive, non-cognitive...