LawdHaMercy if we really are stuck, indefinitely, with the present self. Honey, don’t you believe it for a nanosecond!!
Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet? A great introduction to this influential field.