I simply can't lie to myself. I won't make me believe I have a complete growth-mindset, because it just isn't true. Instead, I'm convinced of two things: First, that I can transition from being part growth mindset and part fixed mindset to having a full growth mindset. And second, that if I complete this transition I will see many positive and meaningful changes in my life.
As I'm reading I learn about myself. Who am I. How do I react to problems. What approach do I take to unfamiliar situations. I sometimes even feel the book is targeting specifically me! Most importantly, I am constantly tying every idea and thought that the book presents tremendously important: How it would make me improve.
I recognized I do have a growth mindset in activities that I am passionate to and in activities in which I excel. I find myself constantly doing things to become better at those. But meanwhile, in activities I lack talent and interest, I showed a fixed mindset. This somewhat ties to a recent blog in which I wrote about how I felt I had improved so much my English during the last year in the IA because of doing relevant work, which convinced that was important for me as a person. Although I do feel this in English, I still need to transition from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset mainly in the fields of art (creativity) and reading.
I've been creating a habit of reading, and because of the texts I'm reading it has been delightful. At this moment I'm reading two books. Mindset, which as I read I get convinced that I can and that I am improving at it. And The Nowhere Men, which I am really into because of it being related to my biggest passion.
Now, I'm trying to implement this growth mindset into my life. I do an extra effort to remind myself to start this transition, because it is now one of my main life goals (and life goals because you can always get further) to fulfill my potential.
If you want to know more about mindsets and what they are, this short video will do a great synthesis.