Helping Kids to Overcome the Fear of Failure

Janet Ruth Heller is quoted in Arun Raj’s article “Helping Kids to Overcome the Fear of Failure,” now live at

This essay was posted on January 23, 2018 on the website Momoandme.

Here is some of my advice:

Janet Ruth Heller remarks: “When a child has trouble with a task, we adults can tell him or her that we also had trouble learning that skill or another similar skill as a child. We can urge the youngster to practice the skill until he or she masters it. We can also tell the young person how we achieved the task ourselves after a lot of practice. And emphasize that perseverance enables all of us to overcome failure.”

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