The Kindness Flash #31

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This month’s theme: GRIT & DETERMINATION – the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you.


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Reflections on Grit & Determination: by Orly Wahba

As I was browsing through quotes focused on the concept of determination, one stood out. “A great book begins with an idea; a great life, with a determination.” ~Louis L’Amour. So why does determination lead to a great life. For that matter, what does a great life mean? Read More >>


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Resilience and Grit: How to Develop a Growth Mindset

The ability to bounce back from adversity and keep going when things get tough are just two of the traits of highly successful individuals. These traits are more commonly known as grit and resilience.


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“Every great story happened when someone decided not to give up.”
~ Spryte Loriano

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This month, determine a goal that you have not given yourself the time to achieve and make it a priority. Be tenacious, consistent and determined and make your dream a reality.

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True or False? The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. ~Napoleon Bonaparte
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Why do you think this picture represents grit? Share your thoughts.
 

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SONG

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Game, set, match… here comes a comeback!!!!
 

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VIDEO

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#iChooseHope is the first short film in the @iChooseSeries (instagram & Facebook) we’re producing. The film is about one man’s triumphant victory over his opioid addiction.
 

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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

In her instant, multi-month New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).


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After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what happened after? Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat’s poignant tale follows Humpty Dumpty, an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall―that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear?


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