Daniel Wong

    Daniel Wong

    International speaker, author of 'The Happy Student'

  • 3 Things Every Student Should Understand About Education

    Education is about much more than getting good grades or earning prestigious degrees. Reflecting on the purpose of education, I've come up with a list of three truths that students must understand if they want to be happy and successful.

  • Raising Resilient Children: A Simple Tip That Works Wonders

    Ninety five percent of students tell me that their parents rarely talk about the challenges they face or the mistakes they've made. When their parents do talk about their challenges, it's usually just to complain or to vent their frustrations.

  • 7 Phrases That Children Need to Hear From Their Parents

    Through my work with teenagers, I've realized just how much the parent-child relationship affects the child's development, both emotionally and mentally. No surprises there. The stronger the relationship, the better the chances of the child becoming a well-adjusted, successful adult.

  • Is Parenthood 'Worth It'?

    It was already 1:30 in the morning, and I had to wake up at 6. Tomorrow was going to be a long day -- as if the night wasn't already long enough. I felt frustrated and defeated. Who knew that a tiny, 11-pound baby could make a grown man feel so pitiful?