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There’s another benefit to having this outlook. The developmental psychologist Carol Dweck has shown that having a growth mindset — where you think your outcomes come through effort rather than innate talent — leads to success for kids and grownups alike.
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“Open-mindedness,” I would argue, is a term that has become synonymous with people who identify as politically liberal. Contrary to some of the feedback I sometimes receive from the audience on this site, and indeed some of the spaces and environments I find myself in, I am not politically liberal. 816 more words
Nutrition, calories and weight gain are things almost everyone at least knows something about. But that doesn’t mean any of our “knowledge” is true. Science has advanced, yet we’re still stuck on old principles dating back all the way to the 1950s, such as “eat less, exercise more, and you’ll be healthy.” It doesn’t work that way. 916 more words