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"I think what you've got to do is look at how she does overall, and if that's something that is just an example of the way she does everything, you really do want to talk to her about learning to relax," Dr. Phil says. "Sometimes, kids don't understand about relaxing." He suggests she ask her daughter what would happen if she was tenth in line. "If you make them think forward, then they'll sometimes see that, but you've got to walk kids through that because they don't think ahead very
A grandmother says that her grandson was competitive as a child, and now as a teen he won't participate in sports because he is afraid to lose in front of his peers.
Dr. Phil reiterates his point that it's important not to measure oneself by external factors. "You've got to give them a different yardstick. They've got to understand that it's just the experience of doing it. Just