If you resolved this year to master a new skill, sport or language, right about now you may be hitting a rough patch. Hang in!
Learning to snowboard was ridiculously frustrating. After all, I had gotten pretty good at skiing, so why, for an entire day, was I spending so much time with my butt in the snow and my board on its side instead of flowing down the mountain as I had expected? The most irritating were the level [...]