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.

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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: