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The Most Helpful Mindset - Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

The Most Helpful Mindset


We’ve had lots of chats this month about strengths and weaknesses - and how to be honest with ourselves about them. (Get on our e-mail list and check out last week’s blog post to see more.) With all this talk, it is also very important to bring up the idea of a fixed mindset versus a growth mindset.

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Why Being Honest With Yourself Is Important

Why Being Honest With Yourself Is Important

Being honest with yourself may be one of the most difficult parts of being a human. Our egos love to take over and “protect” us. However, it may not always be in our best interest. See, if our egos are keeping us from our deep truths, then we are missing out on some pretty great stuff. Before we get into how not to lie to yourself, let’s talk about what it looks like if you are.

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Happy May!

I don't know about you, but May always makes me feel like things are finally coming along in the year. Living in Wyoming, it's like a frozen tundra November-April (and honestly, some of May too) At least when it snows in May, it usually melts the next day. 

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I Want to Get Out of My Comfort Zone

I Want to Get Out of My Comfort Zone
(but I’m too afraid)

This is an age-old story. We have hopes and desires. We dream about happier days and more fulfilling moments. But we’re stuck in our damn “comfort” zones and we lack the confidence to do anything about it. We talked last week about how important confidence is in our lives. Today, let’s talk about one of the biggest enemies of confidence: fear.

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Why Confidence is important

Why Confidence is Important
(and how not having it affects our lives)

Confidence is feeling assured that you are capable of handling whatever comes your way. It is, essentially, faith in yourself. For some of us, it doesn’t come easily. Some people’s confidence issues began in childhood with overly strict parents or teachers. 

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