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Fear or Failure

Why It's OK To Let Kids Fail

LearnVest | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
LearnVest

As a parent, how do you stand idly by as your child falters, when all you want to do is set them up for success? How (when, where?) do you draw the line?

Is My Daughter Turning Into Me?

Wendy Widom | Posted 12.31.2012 | Parents
Wendy Widom

Where, I wonder, is my dear daughter getting the flaw phobia from? Is it from her mom, who is constantly angry at herself for not being smarter, thinner, more successful, more laid back, more ambitious, more content, less reactionary and less oversensitive? Hmm ... that's a tough one.

We Get Old But Rejection Doesn't

Michele Willens | Posted 08.05.2012 | Women
Michele Willens

I know a man -- a highly successful one at that -- who is so fearful of rejection that he literally can't ask dinner guests if they want a drink. Why are we so afraid of the word "no"?