growth mindset

Happy Singles Week

It’s National Single and Unmarried Americans Week. A recent NYTimes article points out just how much single people are being shafted by American society. But the eye opener was this:

“It’s the unmarried, with or without kids, who are more likely to take care of other people,” Dr. Gerstel said. “It’s not having children that isolates people. It’s marriage.”

Interesante.

Growth Mindset

While I’ve worked hard, I’ve had a pretty fixed mind. Seems I just worked super hard at making it seem like I had everything figured out. And as we all know, I definitely did not. It really hasn’t been until this summer that I’ve truly adopted a beginner’s mind - meaning I don't know but I want to understand. Something Carol Dweck promotes in her book:

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.

Check it out.