A Critical Parent Can Lead to Learned Helplessness and a Fixed Mindset

Ramifications of emotional abuse can follow you for your entire life.

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Give Up Rather Than Try

If I Have to Work at It, I Suck

Unlearning Learned Helplessness

Small Goals with Small Steps

Acknowledge, But Reframe Feelings

Changing to a Growth Mindset

Step Outside Comfort Zone



Be Patient

Writer. Single mother to transgender son. Still grieving the death of my partner. Lifelong fighter of depression and anxiety. M.A. in Human Behavior.

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