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The Feeling of Failure

The Feeling of Failure

We all struggle with the feeling of failure from time to time, but we don't often talk about it. It can be especially smothering when it starts to become part of your identity—your past mistakes start affecting your present decisions and reactions. The first step in...

Asking Why: How one, simple word can help you fail better

Asking Why: How one, simple word can help you fail better

If you’re a parent, you’re familiar with this ubiquitous word in children’s lexicons. It seems to make an appearance every other sentence: Adult: “We need to put this bottle in the recycling bin.” Child: “Why?” Adult: “Because we want to help the environment.” Child:...

Capital “F” Failure: Why the small stuff matters

Capital “F” Failure: Why the small stuff matters

How we deal with the small stuff matters. It may seem trivial, but our body and mind often reacts to our missteps like they’re capital “F” failures while we ascribe a lowercase “s” to our success. More importantly, we brush aside failures like they're not meant to be...

owning your success

owning your success

Why are there so many definitions of success and how can you define yours? Let's start by taking a look at what we find valuable.

Envisioning Your Ideal Self: Tapping into your inner badass

Envisioning Your Ideal Self: Tapping into your inner badass

What kind of expectations do you have for your life? Put aside the goals and results and achievements for a moment…What do you want your life to look and feel like in 10, 20, 50 years? While we can’t control exactly what will happen, we can control the general...

The Coexistence of Success and Failure

The Coexistence of Success and Failure

There's a pervasive idea that success and failure are two opposing ideas. We envision them on opposite ends of a line representing time and progress. If we’re realistic, we imagine that line jagged with ups and downs, detours and distractions. There are some...