Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail

Posted by Matt Bartlett | Motivation, Tips for Families | failure parenting Success 0 Comments

At New Haven, we often ask our students, “What would you try if you knew you could not fail?” This question helps teens see what is possible without fear, but it also contributes to the mindset that failure is bad.  We should be asking, “What would you try if you knew that you will fail […]

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Low Motivation in Teens

Posted by New Haven Residential Treatment Center | Motivation | 0 Comments

Often what appears to laziness is really avoidant behavior-a coping response based on the pain associated with trying and failing repeatedly despite best efforts.

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