The Evidence-based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance, and PurposeBook - 2017
This book is designed to help you screen out the spam of life and cultivate authentic grit in every setting," writes Caroline Miller. With Getting Grit, this bestselling author brings you an information-rich and practical guide for developing the qualities needed to persevere over obstacles--not just toughness and passion, but also humility, patience, and kindness. Join her as she shares research-based insights and practices on: - Learning grit--how you can enhance your willpower and rewire your brain for resilience - The key traits of gritty people--what the latest research reveals - The three kinds of "false grit" and how to recognize them in yourself - The courage to fail--tools for turning your setbacks into your greatest teachers - Daring to dream big--guidance for building your capacity to take risks and aim higher - No one succeeds alone--tips for gathering your support team and inspiring others - The role of self-compassion, gratitude, and spirituality in building grit "I've come to believe that gritty behavior is a positive force that does more than help us rise to our own challenges.
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: 171.3 M6474g 2017
Characteristics: viii, 223 pages ; 23 cm