Why Did I Ever Agree to That?

Day 3

Generally, our brains will tend toward avoiding loss, lessening risk and averting harm. For the most part, that’s good for survival and helps keep us safe. But sometimes these choices aren’t the best ones for us.


Are You a Learner or a Nonlearner?

Skiing @ Mountain CreekIn her book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, Carol Dweck describes “growth mindsets” and “fixed mindsets.”  A growth mindset is the idea that we can learn to be good at something and that abilities are like muscles that need to be developed and practiced.