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How taking chances helps us become bold, find passion and build resilience
Why keeping our kids away from danger and distress is doing more harm than good. How risky play helps kids build resilience and flexible thinking.
Are kids like their parents? I wasn’t. I used to feel like a foreigner in my family. And then I had my son and started to understand the power of nature versus nurture.
Kindergarten is no longer free-play and finger-painting. The focus is academics and the pressure is real. It’s time to consider a course correction: less pressure and more play.
How letting me find my way was the most valuable life lesson my mom taught me.
Independence, resilience, and empathy are more important for kids than any trophy or grade.
Biblical stories and Hollywood blockbusters show us that human resilience is really a superpower.
A year after COVID lockdowns began, the new normal for working moms is anxiety and burnout. But it's not all bad news. Stress has some surprising upsides.
How being on patrol with U.S. forces in Afghanistan taught me the upside of stressful situations.
Childhood anxiety and stress are this year’s new normal. Help your kids build resilience to weather the storm.
Becky Diamond is an award-winning journalist, educator and guest-speaker. Her search for the story has taken her around the world to war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan.