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Resilience – an emotional super-power

“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” Nelson Mandela

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The extracurricular balancing act

“We’re a nation of exhausted and over-stressed adults raising over-scheduled children.” Brene Brown

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Developing flexible career skills in young people

“Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse

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The importance of raising brave girls

“Bravery is the audacity to be unhindered by failures, and to walk with freedom, strength and hope in the face of things unknown.”

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Feng-Yuan Liu (2004)

“It was at Lauriston that I cultivated my curiosity to explore new avenues, developed the courage to just ‘give it a go’, and instilled in me my commitment to excellence that got me to keep showing up, keep practicing and keep moving forward even when things got tough.”

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Processing life through art

“Art is a place for children to learn to trust their ideas, themselves, and to explore what is possible.” Maryann F Kohl

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