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21-Apr-2011

Dare to Suck

Learn from Mistakes

If you never try anything, you will never accomplish anything. Failure is a vital part of success, whether you’re baking the perfect cake, learning to drive or navigating marriage and parenthood. Falling on your face may give you a scab or two, but after you get back up, you’ll know better which way you want to go on the path to success. Thomas Edison famously said, “I have not failed. I've just found 1,000 ways that won't work.”

Loving your mistakes and learning from them is a sign that you love life and are willing to accept the lessons as they come. You might even find that what looks like a failure is actually a gift (even though it may not look like a gift until you’ve revealed the “life lesson” inside). Just recognize that the more you get in the groove of being okay with failure, the easier it becomes to ultimately manifest your successes, both big and small. That’s a winning proposition, for sure!

Recommended CD: The Confidence Code: A Guide to Building Self-Esteem and Living Courageously by Christel Nani, RN (Medical Intuitive)

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Amanda from Charm City Yoga commented on 29-Apr-2011 07:51 AM4 out of 5 stars

It's easy to beat yourself up when you make a mistake, in life and in yoga. But it's important to remember that life, like yoga, is a practice. No one knows how to fulfill their life's destiny perfectly, but the point is that you try and learn how to be
better next time.

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