How Can You Keep From Failing?

Today I discuss how you can keep from failing

MT006 How can you keep from failing thumbnailNo one wants to feel like a failure. So how can you keep from failing?

When we don’t succeed at a task, we can feel like a failure. We have a tendency to focus on the negative and to think in terms of what we didn’t do or what we’re lacking.

For instance, I may feel down or discouraged because I’m worried about failing my permit test, or I may be worried about failing my diet, failing my college classes (or just failing my exams), or (if I’m a 16-year-old) I may be worried about failing my driving test.

When we experience failure after failure, we may develop the belief, “I keep failing at life,” or that somehow, “I keep failing God.”

Does that sound ridiculous? Well, to some people it may be all too real. But that belief conditioning can be undone. All it takes is a change in the way we perceive failure. Rather than thinking “How can I keep from failing,” we start thinking, “What did I learn from failing?”

In this video I talk about failure and whether you can avoid failure completely and still be successful.

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Quotes about failing

Here are some cool quotes I found dealing with failure. I hope you enjoy them and they help you to developa positive mindset when it comes to failure.

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
– Julie Andrews

If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.
– Woody Allen

Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall!
– Jonathan Taylor Thomas

It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.
– J. K. Rowling

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
– Benjamin Franklin

We will all fail in life, but nobody has to be a failure. Failing at a thing doesn’t make you a failure. You are only a failure when you quit trying.
– Joyce Meyer

You know what ‘FAILING’ stands for? It stands for ‘Finding An Important Lesson, Inviting Needed Growth.’
– Gary Busey

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
– Colin Powell

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
– Thomas A. Edison

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
– John Wooden





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