The seven ingredients of resilience: Information for parents

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You’ve probably heard of the 3 Rs: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic—a focus of education. What about the fourth R—Resilience? Resilience is the ability to bounce back from setbacks, learn from failure, be motivated by challenges, and believe in your own abilities to deal with the stress and difficulties in life. Children can learn—from their parents, teachers, and coaches—how to develop the skills of resilience.



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