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How to Get Grit

How to Get Grit

Grit, say psychologists, is the quality that makes us willing to commit to the long-term goals and see them through despite adversity. It’s a stick-to-it-ness requiring tenacity and a combination of  other qualities like courage, social support, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-motivation. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania who study resilience and grit say that grit […]

What it Means to Be Gritty

What it Means to Be Gritty

Yesterday, my husband finished a marathon. An achievement for sure. The fact that he’s even walking around today and has already done the grocery shopping is, in my eyes, a mega-achievement. After all, walking to the mailbox can wipe me out. But, it isn’t the strong finish that I was most impressed by or that […]