We all have role models who have made impressions on our lives. Friends that make us stand up for what we believe in, musicians that make us follow our passion or a sibling that you aspire to follow in the footsteps of. Positive role models can show us that the impossible is possible, strengthen our […]
“I never lose. I either win or learn”
Think about that Nelson Mandela quote for a second.
Everybody makes mistakes or experiences that something bad happens now and then. But how do you react to the challenging things that happen to you? Very often you do have a choice. You can either let it pull you down, or you can think that this is something you learn from. Next time something challenging happens you’ll be even stronger.
We challenge you to think differently the next time something challenging happens to you. Consider it a gift! If we don’t experience any difficulties in our life, we will not grow.
Inherited robustness Good social functioning Good family functioning Good school experience Good friends Safe and including local community Safe and positive society/media If these were characteristic of all youths, environments and society, there would not have been a need for MOT. Many youths do not have these characteristics. Therefore, MOT is important to create protective […]
When you are stuck with a task, look for possibilities and alternatives instead of limitations. In the beginning, it is easy to get stuck with thinking “this suggestion is unrealistic”, “the others will shut it down” or “we’ve tried that before”. All that mindset is good for is killing potential ideas. Instead, think in the […]