It’s OK To Go Up The Slide | Quote 02694

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Emotional risk is simply running the risk of feeling bad. It may not seem like much of a risk, but often it’s the one that scares us most. We react by shielding our children from bad feelings. When we protect them from emotional risk—the possibility of feeling sad, scared, embarrassed, angry, or any other negative emotion—then we deprive them of the chance to practice dealing with these difficult emotions and recover from them

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Heather Shumaker

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It’s OK To Go Up The Slide

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