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Self-Discipline Outdoes IQ in Predicting Academic Performance of Adolescents

This was the title of a research study conducted by Angela Duckworth and Martin Seligman of the Positive Psychology Centre, University of Pennsylvania. Martin Seligman is considered the founder of Positive Psychology, so I would take any research that comes from him seriously. Here is the gist of the study: They were curious – how […]

Anger Management for a 6 year old – Part 1

It’s still the school holidays in Singapore and today I had arranged a short walk with my good friend, R and her kids to have a morning walk  to the Treetop Walk at MacRitchie Nature Reserve. I woke up at 6am to the ominous sound of thunder and 15 minutes later, a steady drizzle. It had […]