Do you believe in the saying - “everything happens for a reason?” I do.
This is dedicated to my newest mentee – I see you and you have got this!
I drafted a number of posts before ‘launching my blog’ but I tend to edit, finesse, half delete and then finally release them (after some extreme procrastination) when I feel that they are needed or relevant. >>>Side note - I told ya’ll on instagram that I got a kick last week from someone to get back to it. Then yesterday I received a message from someone along this topic - so I think I have gotten the hint!
Now I alluded to failure on my last post regarding my masters. I know it’s the time many of you are getting exams results so this is not to put a damper on the celebrations but to let you know that if you have failed something – it’s ok.
Sometimes, in fact, scratch that - OFTEN "failures lead to greater success” - its antonym. Put simply, failure is a part of life - a part of life that’s not always fondly spoken of. Maybe it’s the stigma that’s attached – we don’t really like to talk about failure… unless its after we’ve gotten through it and there’s a happy ending #startedfromthebottom. We are left to believe that if we fail at something we are not good at it, not worthy and begin to doubt ourselves and our worth. When in reality it’s just that at that moment in time you did not meet the requisite pass mark or standard – simply put! There could be a variety of reasons for this. Failing one thing does not mean that you are a failure in general. So for today the focus is on failure because – why not. I have three examples of my most effective failures. Each time it felt like the end of my world, but it really wasn’t:
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