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 […]
Learn from your mistakes
“Oh yes. The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it.” – Rafiki, The Lion King
Making mistakes is inevitable.
However, it is up to you to choose how you want to react to them. You can live your life in shame because of things you have done in the past and let that influence how you live your life today, OR you can choose to focus on learning from your mistakes. The choice is yours to make.
Don’t spend your life living in fear of making new mistakes. Let go of trying to be flawless in everything you do. Give yourself the opportunity to start over and try again. Accept your flaws and learn to forgive yourself and others.
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 […]