How to Move From Failure to Success in Four Easy Steps

Failure is an unavoidable aspect of life, whether in a test, interview, or company. Many notable people failed multiple times before becoming famous. Abraham Lincoln lost 26 campaigns before becoming president, Michael Jordan was kicked off his high school basketball team, and Stephen King’s novel Carrie was rejected 30 times before it was published. All of these folks had to battle before they could rise to where they are today. Was it difficult? Most likely. Have they given up? No. You, too, should not! Here are a few pointers to help you deal with failure and ascend to success.

Focus on the Solution rather than the Problem

“Mourn, then go on,” as the saying goes. Failure can sometimes take control of your emotions. You will feel dissatisfied, unhappy, furious, and other feelings as a result of the scenario. When things don’t go as planned, our emotions go through this natural process. Even yet, you must pull yourself together and move on. Staying in a dark room will not yield any results. Concentrate on how you will fix the situation. Look for and test solutions. If you have a huge failure, it is time to set a new objective and try again. There is no such thing as an intractable problem in this world.

Betty Williams said that, “It’s pointless to talk about the problem until you talk about the solution.”

Take Advantage of the Chance to Learn from Your Mistakes

If you don’t know what went wrong, you’re doomed to make the same mistakes. When you notice that something isn’t working, it’s time to stand back and examine your method. By retracing your steps, you should be able to determine what, when, and how things went wrong. You can do this by writing the steps down in a journal, apps, or websites that track your daily accomplishments. Keep in mind that failure is merely a step toward success.

“I have found 10,000 ways that don’t work, and I have found ten thousand ways that do” _ Thomas Edison_

Be Gentle with Yourself

When we fail, we frequently blame ourselves. Is it due to “you not being good enough, capable enough, or intelligent enough?” No, it is not. There are hundreds of reasons you may have failed, and none of them have anything to do with your ability. This is the time to pick yourself up and try again, but first, do something to make yourself feel better.

Begin by taking a break, going to see a movie, going for a stroll, spending time with loved ones, or doing something alone that makes you feel wonderful, such as having a bubble bath or eating ice cream. Allow your mind and body to relax after all of your hard work. Remember to avoid negative thinking by telling yourself positive things like “you can do it, it’s not anyone’s fault, we can try again.” After you’ve healed, begin anew with a cheerful mindset. Don’t be too hard on yourself since you have everything you need to achieve; you simply need to discover the appropriate approach to do it.

Louise L. Hay said that “Remember that you’ve been berating yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. See what happens if you approve yourself.”

Don’t Let Fear Take Over

Fear is always lurking, waiting for the right opportunity to strike. You may reconsider starting over because you are afraid of failing again. You must remember your aim, why you started this, and struggle to overcome your fear. Life is about taking risks; sometimes we fail, sometimes we succeed, but it is still a win because we learn and try again.

Maintain your concentration on your goal and attempt again and again until you succeed. Fear will always be present, but the question is whether you will allow fear to dominate your life or whether you will rule over your fears. You will be able to do anything once you have found the answer to this question.

Nelson Mandela said that”The brave guy is not one who is not scared, but one who overcomes that fear.”

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