Category Archives: Hardiness Skills and Growth Mindset

5 Tips to Shift from Boredom to Self-Reliance

By Sushi Frausto, LMFT Boredom is a natural, common, and unavoidable feeling.  Throughout life, we will all be faced with moments of complete and utter boredom. Children may experience boredom as both an emotional and physical sensation that can feel overwhelming.  They often turn to screens, devices, or other distractions to alleviate this feeling.  These distractions do

Hardiness Skills for Girls

Here at the Institute we often speak of “hardiness” and “hardiness skills.” What do we mean by “hardiness” anyway? The word itself suggests strength and sturdiness, the ability to endure during difficulties, and the capacity to grasp hold of opportunities – qualities we probably all wish for the girls in our lives. In fact, hardiness

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