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Can We Reverse a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

Don’t let your labels clip your wings

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“Too often we are boxed in by expectations, by the sense that we have a specific role or function to fulfill. Often in families, children are given a label, the “responsible” child, the “jokester”, the “rebel”. When we give children a name, they play the game”. Dr. Edith Eger introduces us to the idea of labels and the damage…




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