Meant to post this a few days ago, oh well. mindset by carol dweck, Ph.D.
I‘ve read this before but I was feeling like I needed to read it again. I recommend this for anyone looking for a self help book
I think that Dweck's ideas about growth mindset (people can change and develop new strengths/skills/knowledge) vs. fixed mindset (people are the way they are, are naturally gifted/smart/good at things) are so important. I'm grateful to have learned about the theory and research behind them, and I‘ll absolutely use them in many areas of my life. I have some thoughts about the book itself (too many examples, many verging on judgy/insensitive; ⬇️