I should remember the following gems in the article I found in the following tweet.
"If I could offer one piece of advice to incoming freshman, it would be to learn to take care of themselves"… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…—
WordPress.com (@wordpressdotcom) May 23, 2017
But if I could offer one piece of advice to incoming freshman, it would be to learn to take care of themselves—because they are about to be surrounded by people who often have the misconception that racking up achievements and accolades is more important than leading a happy, healthy, and fulfilling life.
the real lesson of grit is the importance of working hard at a sustainable pace, without any expectation of immediate payoff.
Should we encourage our children to work hard? Absolutely. But young people need to learn that grit is only effective when coupled with restorative activities like sufficient sleep, exercise, a well-balanced diet, meditation, walks in nature, and time off. Research shows that these basic yet essential self-care habits result in greater focus and productivity, not to mention increased creativity, better decision-making, and stronger emotional intelligence.