Talking, Taking Action, Working Hard, Being Afraid

I remember listening to a podcast a while back and learning about a study that examined what happened with children's performance on tests when they received praise. After being given a test, a group of students were praised for their hard work in studying and preparing for the test and told that they did well … Continue reading Talking, Taking Action, Working Hard, Being Afraid

Take Chances

There are a few things that I have always been terrible at doing. ¬†Planning for trips, meeting up with friends for a late night, and getting involved with group volunteer activities are a few that come to mind. ¬†What all of these activities have in common is that they require that I leave the comfort … Continue reading Take Chances