We are shaped by our past, by our culture – the good, the bad, and the ugly. But today is today, a present to us and we can choose how to live in it.
From the Blog on growth mindset
Within our fear, hope grows. It provides a fertile ground for hope to grow. And when it does we talk about hope rather than fear it grew out of.
We celebrate birthdays every day of the year. Any day is good enough. Starting and starting again matters. Today is as good as any.
‘Do the best you can until you know better. When you know better, do better.’ Not someone else’s best or someone else’s expectation, but rather yours
Adding ‘yet’ to many of our statements can change the power of them propelling us from a fixed mindset of thinking into a growth mindset.
We only get beyond first by doing it for the first time. And when we look back at today, at our ‘first’ and our embarrassed, we should be proud. We should celebrate because it means we are growing.
The first time we all tried to walk, we fell. No one starts perfect. In fact, no one reaches perfection. Don’t expect it. Aim for the growth mindset