The Courage to Dance

Created at: 30 Apr 2024 Last updated: 30 Apr 2024

“Your parents or even your friends may want you to treat your children in some way they deem best… This sets your children up to live their lives within the expectations of others, just as you are, and to never truly be happy and find themselves on their own terms.”
– Cody Baldwin

“There probably isn’t anyone who leads a problem-free life. Every person has sad experiences and setbacks and suffers unbearable treatment and great disappointment. Then, why do some people refer to tragedies as ‘lessons’ or ‘memories’, while others remain shackled to such events and regard them as inviolable traumas?”

The Courage to be Happy, by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitaka Koga

“We are not determined by our experiences, but… by the meaning we give them.”

The Courage to Be Disliked, by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitaka Koga

This is a cross post with Taking Children Seriously.
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