Failing organic chemistry shattered my academic aspirations, but it taught me the importance of accepting failure and reevaluating my priorities. By embracing failure as a stepping stone, I discovered true happiness in pursuing my passions and nurturing meaningful relationships. I learned to be unapologetically true to myself and find fulfillment in a life aligned with my interests and values.
In this personal narrative, a college student highlights their mental health journey, shedding light on the importance of early intervention. They advocate for children's resources like 'Big Head Bob' that teach emotional literacy at a young age, potentially transforming the future of mental health.
A character Bradley had been drawing since his youth, the big-headed, translucent-colored Bob is, above all, a tool for children to learn, among other things, calmness, growth, self-empowerment and confidence. With Big Head Bob learning to overcome his differences, and turn his weakness into strength, Bradley’s book is rooted in a growth mindset and is at its core a social-emotional learning experience.