overcoming failure

…and how it totally changed me for the better.
I fail every day. The failures throughout my life have helped me to achieve more than I would have ever imagined. Each has played an integral role in molding who I am now, and who I will continue to become.
Remember when children are learning to walk, they fall down numerous times, laugh and pick themselves up to try again and again, until one day they are running and winning marathons.
You are not your mistakes.
Failure hurts. To put it mildly, it's a painful experience, one that many of us work tirelessly to avoid. Often, its effects can be long-lasting, leaving a mark in our minds, and creating a mental hurdle that can be difficult to overcome in later years.
She asks herself one important question.