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Always answer with 'not yet'

Can I change? Can any of us change?

Carol Dweck says we can, and I'm inclined to agree with her after reading her thoughts on “Growth Mindset.” Her work is changing how we teach children and how they learn, but its principles can be applied to any of us, school age or not.

So maybe there is hope for me because after spending four months in the Yukon on my own, I'm acutely aware of some personal traits I wouldn't mind discarding—or perhaps a better way of looking at it would be acquiring new traits.

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