It is important for children to understand their real self. They should choose the right path as per their innate talents. While treading such a path, they may face a lot of troubles. But their grit and dedication hold the key to overcome challenges and be successful, writes Smita Dhawan, Head, The Chintels School, Kalyanpur, Kanpur, for Elets News Network (ENN).
Children should always remember — You are loved and loved a lot by your parents, by your teachers, your siblings (even if you fight a lot), your true friends and the Almighty. You are a masterpiece, with some flaws which every human has and even Gods who incarnated as humans had.
You are born unique. There is no one on this planet like you. No one has exactly the same talents, likes, dislikes or a personality like you have. Respect others’ individuality without losing yours. Never be afraid to be yourself, and keep improving towards being a better human being.
Stand up for what’s right, even when it seems hard. Crowd of ordinary people follows the easiest route to rise. The difficult route is followed by real heroes of life. Be strong and courageous. Don’t be afraid to choose the right thing, even when your friends are choosing the wrong one.
Don’t let others define you. Take criticism from the ones who love you in a positive manner. There will always be people who will say and do mean things. They will want you to be like them. They will try to take away your self-confidence. Don’t let them. Be what God created you to be, not who someone else tells you to be.
Be a judge of truth by yourself. The world is going to feed you all sorts of lies about strength, money, self-worth and relationships. Do not blindly believe them. Seek your parents or God when you are confused about worldly matters.
On your roller coaster journey of life, you will make many mistakes, and it’s OK. No one is an embodiment of perfection. When you mess up, pick yourself up and get back in the game. Learn from your mistakes and move forward.
Always remember! Everyone is gifted some unique talent. You are one of them. Never give up.