Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill
I was in my late thirties to early forties to learn that my failures did not define who I am.
It was something that I probably learned that one failure means you are a failure. It is almost like you jinx yourself. You start to try something, before you start it you have already told yourself that you will fail with this venture also.
I once heard a lecturer speak about how you can set yourself up to have a bad day. You wake up in the morning and you start thinking, ‘this is going to be a bad day’. You have company and someone makes a statement that you don’t look good. It sets off something within you and you actually start feeling ill.
I know the definition of insanity; “doing the same thing over expecting different results”.
So, I have learned that one failure does not a failure make!
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