With a fixed mindset, you believe your talents, skills, abilities, intelligence, and character are fixed. A growth mindset is the opposite. You believe everything from your intelligence and capabilities to your overall lot in life is subject to change.
It’s always tempting to hide from our failings and imperfections. However, no good ever comes from burying our heads in the sand. Instead, acknowledging, confronting, and embracing our issues and weaknesses is key to overcoming them.