There’s a degree with which we tend to measure ourselves in our life- whether it be in school, careers, relationships- we hold up an expectation to hit in order to to be deemed successful. It’s as if in everything we do, there is an invisible scale to weigh our approach against our outcome, and our ambition against the fruit; we make the decision to do one thing, and expect for it to produce.
So, what happens when it doesn’t fulfill?
I don’t know about you, but I feel failure step on my chest and take away my breath. For some, it may mean picking up the pieces and trying again. For others, it may dictate a new attempt. Regardless of which one you are, neither paths bring you gratification. And all of them, require retracting action. Read More