Published on March 13, 2014
Reframing Failure Overcoming the fears that block our success.
• Are you afraid to fail? • Do you consistently pick the safe option? • How many of your life decisions are unconsciously driven by this fear? • How many are driven by fear of disappointing someone else? • How can you begin to welcome not fear failure just like Edison?
How you ‘experience’ failure depends on the meaning YOU choose to assign it. Its in your hands and its in your head
• Make informed choices, understand what is driving your behaviour, gain clarity and a new perspective. How to combat your fear of failure? 1. How is this fear of failure holding you back? 2. What would life be like if you did not have this fear? 3. Who are you afraid of disappointing if you fail? 4. How strong is your desire to release this fear? 5. If there were one step you could take to overcome this fear, what would it be? Question yourself….
• Think about how it is impacting your life. • How is this fear holding you back? • Accepting you, fears and all, is the first step to believing in yourself. Its the difference between success and failure. • Remember: The more self-criticism you exercise, the more fear you create. • Remind yourself that success starts in your mind. Ruminate on your answers Reframing failure as an expected part of the process of living life normalizes the experience and takes some of the sting out of it.
The choice is yours
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