Carol Dweck’s book Mindset is gaining popularity by the day around the world in business, education and academia. For us and our children to thrive, we must have an attitude, or mindset which is open and comfortable with challenges, struggles and mistakes. She calls this having a ‘growth mindset’.
Neuroscience has discovered that gene expression, brain neurons and intelligence are not fixed at birth as was stated in the past. Our thoughts and beliefs can influence how genes are expressed as well as how our brain neurons are wired.
What has this got to do with parenting? Everything.