There was a time when I believed that, if only I had no more problems, challenges, disappointments and setbacks, then I would be happy. Of course, that was never going to happen. Problems happen, setbacks happen, I make mistakes, life happens. That’s unavoidable and part of being human. It took me a long time to figure out that the only way to learn and grow, the only way to become wiser and more resilient is through problems, disappointments and setbacks. But there’s a lot more to it. It is … [Read more...] about Why mistakes can be a confidence-booster
“You made a mistake!” An accusation. How do you feel? Guilty? Upset? “I’m worthless! Useless!” All these negative feelings well up in you. You feel hurt, ashamed and angry at yourself. But stop! Why this self-destructive reaction? It probably has to do with … [Read more...] about You made a mistake!