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The secret ring of confidence


First borns can be hard to fathom.   Some are eloquent and articulate. Others can be either shy or a show-off.   One attribute many share is their adversity to taking risks. They are generally not life’s adventurers, preferring to stick to activities where they’re assured of success.    For instance, many academic stars will put their energies into academic stuff at school, but often shy away from performing arts, if they know they can’t excel. ‘I’m no good at that stuff’ is their attitude.    Not too much wrong with this, but they do limit their options in many ways, failing to take advantage of what’s on offer.   Many parents tell me that they get frustrated when they send their kids to a school that offer so much, yet their kids just won’t try many of the activities on offer. ...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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