Mindsoak: #Fangirl for Perseverance

A new year, a new set of essays for Mindsoak. This year, we are working to organize our essays on particular themes for each month. January’s was–spoiler alert!–about change and renewal. 🙂

I decided to write about Grit and the need to revisit our past goals in lieu of starting an entirely new journey. The fact that it gave me a chance to fan-girl over Angela Lee Duckworth’s research was just a bonus.

You can read the entire essay here.


Curious about Duckworth’s revolutionary work? Her TED talk has almost 10 million views, for good reason. Find out what all the fuss is about below: