Success & Failure: A State of Mind

Personally I feel, that a person must be from another planet if he has never failed at any task in his whole life. Failure is a word that frightens us, disheartens us, makes us feel inferior or even incapable. Why? Is it because people around us make us feel this way? Or maybe its because we take it too hard on ourselves. Failure is as important if not more important than success. It lets us know where we went wrong and only encourages us to improve. One must be confident and not allow discouraging remarks to affect us. In life, if you are sure of what you are doing, and you know that you are right, there is no question of thinking twice.

While it is true that you can get happiness, peace and serenity from being at the lower end of the ladder, it is also true that there, you cannot enjoy the ecstasy of achievement. Success generally means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us. Our contentment doesn’t depend on what we do or where we find ourselves, rather it depends on what we think. So, success and failure are both a state of mind. It’s how you handle life. Success is not dependent solely on our earnest affirmation, or our self confidence but also on the confidence of others in us. Our own attitude of mind is therefore the means to produce this confidence in others.

Never walk away from failure. Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. I think that each of the failures I have faced in the past and will face in the future have and will provide me with the opportunity of starting again and trying something new…

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