I Just Failed

It was at something that I’ve been trying to do for a while. Success in this endeavour is important to me so I’m quite disappointed in myself. Especially because the way I failed was stupid. It was easily avoidable.

So what now then?

  • Option 1 – I could wallow in my disappointment. Really savour it.
  • Option 2 – I could immediately make plans to avoid this failure happening again. I could look at exactly what the problem was and come up with a strategy that would bring success next time.

If I’m going to go with option 2 then there’s probably no time like the present. I’m acutely aware of my failure at this point. But probably over the next week or two it will fade into history. If I want to use the motivation I feel now then I need to act now while it’s there.

This will help me avoid this failure again next time. But not only that, it will stop me pathetically wallowing in disappointment. Something that never brings anyone any good.

When you fail which option do you choose?

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