Paul Warren

Faced with a mountain, FE students may fear the climb

But learners can reach the summit if they’re equipped with the personal skills to handle a daunting ascent

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Navigating life’s obstacles can often seem like climbing a huge mountain: the higher we go, the more difficult the ascent becomes. The way ahead may be fraught with uncertainty; lack of experience and self-doubt can discourage us from going right to the top.

One of the things that will help us to reach the summit is a strong belief that we truly can go all the way. After all, who would attempt a potentially risky climb unless they at least had some faith that they could make it? Once a difficult journey has been completed, the feeling of accomplishment can be exhilarating and provide a strong ...

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