Failure Is The Key To Success

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Failure is the key to success. There is no success without failure. Failure is a part of the game of success.

When you are trying to make your life better, it is not going to be easy. To be successful, expect to fail multiple times. Failure will teach you how to get it right. People who are successful in life were once losers. They were once called losers. Don’t listen to naysayers. Focus on how you are going to turn your life around. It is okay to fail. It is not okay to fail and stop trying. Successful people fail and they keep going. They never stop trying. If you want to succeed, you must stay in the game until you succeed.

Morihei Ueshiba said, “Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.” When you fail at something, don’t beat yourself up. It is okay to fail when you are trying something for the first time. Don’t stop trying. Don’t stop failing. Fail until you make it in life. You are not a failure until you stop trying. You are not a loser until you give up. You are not a loser until you look at yourself in the mirror and call yourself a loser. As Mike Ditka put it, “You are never a loser until you quit trying.” You are never a loser. Don’t think like a loser. Think like a winner. Winners never see failure as a problem. They see failure as a way forward. They see failure as a teacher. They embrace failure. They pay attention to failure, and learn whatever they can from their missteps. If you fail, learn from it.

Failure is not permanent. Success is not permanent. Failure will be permanent if you don’t learn from it. Failure will be permanent if you make it a habit of failing without learning anything from it. If you learn from failure, you haven’t failed. You are just learning. Dell Crossword said, “Success is not permanent, neither is failure.” Since failure is not permanent, don’t make it so. Since failure is not permanent, don’t give up. Keep trying until you reach your dreams. You will reach them. Don’t stop trying. Don’t stop chasing your dreams. If you don’t quit, you will succeed. You will succeed.


Life Doesn’t Suck

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Life doesn’t suck. Life is beautiful! It is easier to focus on what is not working than to focus on what is actually working. Life does not suck.

If you think life sucks, ask yourself this simple, but real question: “What am I paying attention to?” This question will help you find out what you are paying attention to. When you spend your time paying attention to negative things that are happening around you, life will suck. But when you focus on the good things that are happening around you, life will not suck. Remember, it is not what you look at that matters; it is what you see that counts.

As Joss Whedon put it, “Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn’t suck.” Life is beautiful if you believe so. Life is ugly if you believe so. No matter where you are, what you are doing, what is happening, focus on the positive side, not the negative side. Think positively about the situation. Try to not fill your mind with negative things, because they drain energy. I am not saying that terrible things are not happening in the world. They happen on a daily basis.

It is not what happened that is the problem. It is how you react to it that will determine how it is going impact you. If you react to it in a positive way, your experience with it will be positive. But if you react to it in a negative way, your experience with it will be negative. Remember, positive experiences make things better, make us feel better. Negative experiences, on the other hand, make things worse for us.

You cannot stop things from happening to you, but you can control how you react, or think about them. How you react to events is under your control, and it will always be under your belt.