How To Handle Failure Like A Pro

Before you can train your mind to gradually translate your interpretation of failure into something advantageous, you need to know that failure, regardless of the intensity, happens to everybody all the time. In whatever you do, it is fundamental that you learn to manage your emotions so you wouldn’t be too easily carried away when they are tested.

For instance, when you’re faced with setbacks that make you disappointed for not meeting your expectations, don’t be discouraged. Don’t make it your first thought to give up because of one momentarily loss. Believe me, you’ll encounter much more when you’ve surpassed the first few tests. Failures crush your self-esteem because it needs to be crushed. Like all natural things in the world, we, humans, are no exception. We need to be struck with the most pain to appreciate the most joy.

The First Time I Got Drunk | An Unforgettable Night

Being an only child, I had a rather strict, Catholic upbringing. Growing up, I felt insecure and jealous about how my friends got to make the most of their youth. They got to do all different things and go to different places where teenagers usually go. They roam the streets like they didn’t have parents who wait for them at home while I felt like Rapunzel locked up in a tower.

Why Celebrating Your Accomplishments Is Strategic

It’s more than a rewarding feeling; it’s a manifestation of the journey you’ve been through to reach that mark. We need to make ourselves feel good when we know we’ve put in all the work and not just rely on the praises of others. By celebrating, we will motivate ourselves to do better because we now have something to look forward to.

What Makes Your Twenties So Draining?

They say your twenties are the most difficult, free, confusing, upsetting time of your life. People say have fun, some say save and invest, while others say go where the wind takes you. If you don’t start taking control of your decisions at your own pace, you will feel forced and rigid when doing your work. That will go a long, exhausting way until you become a slave of your own poor choices. Eventually, you wouldn’t be able to rise above your failures because you’re used to being disappointed. Start deciding for yourself. Start making your own independent choices. 

11 Signs You're Being Toxic in Your Relationship

As you enter your twenties, one of your the plans that cross your mind will probably be finding a good partner for life. At some point in this new chapter of your life, you want to meet and be with a person who will love and stay with you despite the ugly parts of yourself. You want to invest in a person who’ll fight for you and support all your goals in life. You want to finally make a decision to settle with someone who’ll be there when you need a shoulder to cry on. Your other half, as they say.