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Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Master a New Skill

Here’s how to jump-start the ‘growth mindset’ you need to succeed

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Back in late May, during the height of lockdown in the Northeast, I fell into a major creative slump. I attributed the block to burnout, but after several weeks I began to feel like I’d never be able to pull myself out of the emotional quicksand and be able to focus on…

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Allison Hirschlag

Allison Hirschlag

Writer of varying attitudes. Words at WaPo, Scientific American, Cosmo, Audubon, Weather, McSweeneys, Weekly Humorist and elsewhere. Likes laughing. And cheese.

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