Game: Who Would Win?

Who Would Win? is a game that kids love to play, but it’s also a great way to encourage them to think logically and solve problems for themselves. It’s a game that’s very easy to play, you simply have to come up with a pair Read More …

Game: What If …

What If … is a great game for encouraging children to think about the consequences of actions, which is important for developing good self-control and forward-planning skills, about how the world around them works, and about how to deal with any mistakes and failures which Read More …

Core Life Skill: Growth Mindset

What Is It? A growth mindset is a way of looking at the world which embraces mistakes and failures, seeing them as opportunities to learn something new, rather than being something to be afraid of and avoid. This means it makes people more open to Read More …

Game: Three Things I Learned Today

Three Things I Learned Today is a game that will help your child see learning as a positive experience, to s find positive outcomes from mistakes and failures, and promote a growth mindset. If you play this regularly, it will create a life-long love of learning and a mindset Read More …

Core Life Skill: Critical Thinking

What Is It? Critical thinking is the ability to take information, assess it for reliability and accuracy, and then decide whether it is sufficiently trustworthy to be accepted at face value, or whether additional information is required to support it before it can be accepted Read More …

Core Life Skill: Self-assessment

What Is It? Self-assessment is the ability to assess your current mental, physical and emotional state, and then, based on this assessment, decide on the best course of action you need to take to make sure your needs in these three areas are met both Read More …

Opinion: The Four Stages Of Teaching Your Child Core Life Skills

Here at How To Raise A Happy Genius, we’re very big on the need to teach children a wide range of core life skills if you wish them to grow into happy and successful adults. These core life skills range from things like being able Read More …

Game: Three Happy Things

Three Happy Things is a game that will help your child develop a gratitude attitude (a very important core life skill), encourage them to focus on positive things in their daily life and help improve their happiness. If you play this regularly, it will create a Read More …

Core Life Skill: Delayed Gratification

What Is It? Delayed gratification is the ability to forego a small reward that is available now, for a greater one that is only available in the future if you don’t take what is on offer now. It is also known as self-control. It is a critical Read More …

What Are The ‘How To Raise A Happy Genius’ Core Life Skills?

I’ve mentioned core life skills a number of times, but so far, I’ve not said anything about what they are. Core life skills are easy to define: they are the basic skills you need to lead a happy and successful life. This is simple enough Read More …