On the Benefits of Failure | Psychology Today

A society that worships winners tends to make horrible choices, whether considered from a moral, or a practical, perspective

via On the Benefits of Failure | Psychology Today.

Nigel Barber writes a wonderful piece extolling the virtues of failure.  When we don’t allow our children to fail we deprive them of opportunities to develop the “emotional muscles” needed to face difficulties later in life.

 

If you enjoy Dr. Barber’s writing, check out these books on Amazon,

Kindness In A Cruel World: The Evolution Of Altruism
Why Parents Matter: Parental Investment and Child Outcomes
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