Daniela & Mikhail | It’s Time to Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College
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It’s Time to Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College

It’s Time to Tell Your Kids It Doesn’t Matter Where They Go To College

The problem with the stories we’re telling our kids is that they foster fear and competition. This false paradigm affects high-achieving kids, for whom a rigid view of the path to success creates unnecessary anxiety, and low-achieving kids, many of whom conclude at a young age that they will never be successful, and adopt a “why try at all?” attitude. Many of these young people engage in one of the most debilitating forms of self-talk, telling themselves either, “I have to, but I can’t,” or “I have to, but I hate it.”

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