Here are the reasons why choosing a fixed mindset is a terrible thing for you, your children and everyone else.
Yes, it is a choice to stubbornly stick to an idea that you believe to be true even if those ideas have stopped serving their purpose. More often than not we refuse to budge, we refuse to even broach the subject – we will not change our mind and that is it. We might make a decision to believe something at ten years old and refuse to budge one inch, invariably taking that belief to our grave.
The two main reasons for this are found in 1) our evolution and 2) the ideology of our parents and grandparents. In my opinion, we need to start fighting against our evolution and the now redundant ideas our parents and grandparents have given us.
It is evolution’s gift that we can choose to give back