Are You Mentally Tough Enough to Suck?

Are You Mentally Tough Enough to Suck?

Recently, I’ve gotten into rock climbing. Well, actually, I’ve only done it a handful of times and I live in New York City, so it’s  on manmade walls at an indoor gym called Brooklyn Boulders. It’s cool and trendy and I like the idea of it as an exercise in mental toughness — except that it’s really, really […]

Can You Pass the Marshmallow Test?

Can You Pass the Marshmallow Test?

“All right, here’s the deal,” said the lady to the tow-headed four-year-old she had brought into the small room, empty except for a table and chair. “Marshmallow — for you,” she said, plopping a fluffy white cube on the paper plate in front of him. “You can either wait – and I’ll give you another […]