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Unconditional self-esteem: key to a child’s health
Alfie Kohn in The Myth of the Spoiled Child makes an argument that I've found to be true: High self-esteem is beneficial, but that even more desirable is unconditional self-esteem: a solid core of belief in yourself, an abiding sense that you’re competent and worthwhile — even when you screw up or fall short. In…