in some cultures, children are often told that they can achieve anything if they hard enough. What are the advantages and disadvantages of giving children this message?

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: in some cultures,
children
are often told that they can achieve anything if they
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enough. What are the advantages and disadvantages of giving
children
this
message? In some societies around the world,
children
are broadly convinced that they can attain all of their objectives and overcome any hurdle by dint of striving. In fact, there is
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likelihood of those
children
having a successful professional life;
however
, it would
also
place a strain on them, with
children
’s mental well-being being adversely affected. Teaching
children
the value of industriousness is worthwhile. When
children
endeavour and achieve what they have worked for, it gives them a sense of accomplishment. Not only does
this
boost their self-confidence, but it
also
increases their self-esteem. Another positive aspect is that
this
can foster a variety of skills needed for their future lives,
for
instance
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perseverance, with
children
growing into well-rounded, tenacious adults. They,
moreover
, learn about their abilities and limitations, thereby expanding their comfort zones. Ergo, only by motivating
children
to strive can they thrive. Notwithstanding the aforementioned profoundly positive implications, there are some compelling reasons why it would be prejudicial to
children
mental health. One of the underlying problems with instilling
this
notion into them is a sense of frustration. By way of example,
children
may set an unrealistic goal of being rich at the age of 15, and if they cannot reach
this
when they reach that age, they would be disappointed. As they grow older, they become increasingly disillusioned. Another drawback is that they would hold
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expectation
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for themselves, and stringently evaluate their performances. They might,
therefore
, be at risk of suffering from higher levels of burnout, depression, and stress in both
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- and short-term. In conclusion, I take the view that
although
spurring them to be industrious is highly beneficial to their career prospects, it is a fallacy that everything they have
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for is attainable, so they should
also
be taught that there are some constraints in the real world, along with the importance of hard work;
otherwise
,
this
nurture would impose a burden on them, with
children
suffering from anxiety.
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