Growth Mindset and Goals

“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford Your brain is plastic. No, not necessarily made of plastic (though sometimes I wonder about my own…), but it has the same properties. It can stretch and compress throughout your lifetime, which, believe it or not, is a process that has only become widely accepted by neuroscientists in …

Can You Get Better at Art?

“But the artist must employ the symbols in use in his day and nation, to convey his enlarged sense to his fellow-men. Thus the new in art is always formed out of the old.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Art Before we begin, I want to point out that everything I plan to highlight in Learning How to Learn Fiction has been said before. I’m not …