Forget Self-Esteem. Here’s What Your Kids Really Need to Succeed. Self-compassion

You want your kid to have good self-esteem, right? Any parenting manual will tell you it’s important. Right up there with food and sunlight on the list of what kids need to be happy, healthy & successful. Right?


Not so much, an emerging body of research suggests. People with high self-esteem aren’t really more successful than others, though they think they are.


What really counts is your capacity for self-compassion