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The practicality of failure

When I first wanted to write this post I wanted to write about setbacks and not failures. Because even the word failure has an unpleasant ring to it.

Failure sucks. We are afraid of failure. I am afraid of failure. I’m terrified by it. All my life I run the opposite way. I’ve looked for perfection. Everything has to be as I wanted to be or else… it’s a failure.

My ego is so big that I don’t allow myself to fail. Every little setback is considered a failure. And it haunts me. Sometimes for a day. Sometimes for more than that. Continue reading The practicality of failure

Fear of failure. Fear of success.

Failure. Success. Fear of failure; fear of success. Somehow failure and success are interconnected like two sides of a coin, you can have heads or tails, but you can’t have them both. If you succeed, you didn’t fail, and the other way around.

After long introspection I’ve realized that I’m afraid of both. Strange isn’t it? And this fear is holding me back, ┬áblocking my path to, do you feel the irony, success. Fear of success it’s blocking my access to success. Continue reading Fear of failure. Fear of success.