'Failure's Not A Big Deal!'

07/09/2012 06:39 am ET
  • Alisa Bowman WritersInnerJourney.com

Everything that I tried to avoid ended up happening anyway, but that was all quite fortunate. I learned a wonderful lesson: Failure, ridicule and rejection are not big deals. They really aren’t. We fear these things because we’re conditioned to fear them. They are harmless, but our minds make them scary, just as a child’s mind turns a bedroom shadow into a monster.

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