Persistence

What the Great British Bake Off Helped Me Teach My Daughter About Failure

Angela Smith | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Angela Smith

I will share with you three mistakes I made that taught my daughter to fear failing and, how the Great British Bake Off helped me rectify those mistakes and build her resilience around failure.

Boxing Clever for Resilience

Nigel Rayment | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Rayment

In general I'm about as fond of boxing as I am of packing and unpacking boxes. But if you were seeking an example of what resilience might look like in action, you could do worse than watch Muhammed Ali at his peak. Ali, of course, famously spoke of his capacity to "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee," and there's no denying his ability to meld grace with power.

Fail Your Way Towards a Fantastic Future

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

You've heard it a million times before. We learn by our mistakes. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. And so on, and so on. But here's a little story, just to remind you how important mistakes can be.

Let Your Banner Fly

Ana Tzarev | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

Shakespeare famously wrote, "To thine own self, be true." But when your words and actions are met with negativity, you may feel your spirit sinking down. How can we learn to withstand the withering blows of doubt, both from ourselves and from others?

The Importance of Persistence

Ana Tzarev | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home
Ana Tzarev

Like the proverbial oyster, we all have daily attacks of unwanted problems. We must learn, through persistence, to coat them and make them our points of strength. Over time, these trials will be transformed into "pearls" - accomplishments otherwise unthinkable.

Keeping on Track With Those "New Year" Resolutions - 6 Ways to Build a Healthy Resolve

Tony Lobl | Posted 03.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Whether it is something in our characters or something about our health that needs improving, we don't have to pay homage to the status quo. We are equipped with the resolve we need to ring in the changes.