Earlier this month, I reported on recently published findings from an 18-year-long "perseverance" study (Zainal & Newman, 2019) which found that people who were able to reframe setbacks with a positive outlook and refused to give up on achieving life goals had much lower rates of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder (PD), and clinical depression. John Wayne won the Best Actor Academy Award in 1970 for his legendary role in "True Grit." Source: Paramount Studios/Public Domain A few days ago, I reported on another study (Cormier et al., 2019), which looked at the secret to transferring "grit" (described as passion and perseverance towards achieving a goal despite obstacles) from the domain of sports, to better academic performance and more "grittiness" in attaining life goals "off the court." Danielle Cormier and her colleagues concluded that the winning formula for nurturing grit in all areas of life involved a triad of (1) less maladaptive perfectionism, … [Read more...] about Grit Mindset: 12 John Wayne Quotes vs. a Dozen Madonna Songs
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He released his new music video for new single Heartless earlier this week, thought to be about his famous exes Bella Hadid and Selena Gomez. And The Weeked was putting in an appearance on the Late Show on Wednesday to discuss the track, arriving at the New York City studios in style. The Canadian born singer, 29, cut a casual cool figure in a grey and white checked jacket. New music: The Weeknd is bringing the attention back to his music this week, putting in an appearance on the Late Show in New York City on Wednesday He donned a black hoodie underneath and a pair of loose fitted black combat trousers and chunky black boots. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Kourtney Kardashian flashes her eye-popping cleavage in sexy... Kendall Jenner struggles to contain her perky assets in TINY... Will Smith and Tom Holland joke around at premiere of... Pharrell Williams keeps warm in bold yellow padded jacket as... Share this article Share The Starboy singer, whose real … [Read more...] about The Weeknd cuts a casual figure in a grey checked coat as he steps out after Late Show performance to promote new heartbreak track
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Numeracy – our everyday play with numbers – is essential to the rhythm of life and our adaptive success as a species. There is a wonderful beauty in numbers that infants and toddlers intuitively appreciate as those around them play with numbers in song, story, dance, and life drama. It doesn’t take long before toddlers are counting, adding, judging the basic fairness of quantities, and playing with numbers in every new form they appear. Much like language and the learning of new words, there is a basic curiosity in relation to numbers. The fundamental value of numbers is no different than words – every new idea is interesting and potentially valuable. So how do we explain the unique trajectory of skill development? Why is it that we so often hear an emerging negative attitude in relation to numeracy skill development as time goes on? -- ‘I can’t do maths’, ‘I don’t like maths’, ‘Maths is for … [Read more...] about Mathematics Fluency Training – It Works!