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Fear of Failure

The One Thing You Need to Know to Be a Success in Life

Quora | Posted 07.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul

How do you deal with failure? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with uniq...

Why Failure Is More Important Than Success

Gina Soleil | Posted 06.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Soleil

Success happens when we go outside our comfort zone, stretch ourselves beyond recognized limits and experience new people, places and things. Success happens outside "normal", and the only way to reach it is to walk though failure without losing your enthusiasm.

Failures We Have all Experienced, Will Again, and Will Survive

Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC | Posted 04.27.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC

There are four types of this failure that we have mostly all experienced, and we will experience again. Hopefully, but understanding the failure, the meaning, and how we can handle it, we can find ourselves better equipped to deal with it when we experience it again.

Failing Forward -- How to Make Failure a Positive Opportunity

Marilyn Tam | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Remember when children are learning to walk, they fall down numerous times, laugh and pick themselves up to try again and again, until one day they are running and winning marathons.

Stop Letting Other People's Opinions Control You

Dr. Ashlee Greer | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ashlee Greer

Your path is unique and different and special. Just like you! So checking in with your intuitive knowledge about who you are and what you really desire is essential to let go of others opinions. Because then you'll always have a connection with your truth!

Why It's Hard to Ask for Help

Mila Atmos | Posted 03.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Learning many more lessons in this vein, I finally discovered that being independent does not mean that I should have no help along the way. Even small doses of support can have a big impact. The secret to successful requests is to ask early and often.

3 Ways to Break Through the Impostor Syndrome and Fulfill Your Dream

Berni Xiong | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Berni Xiong

If you're ready to break through the impostor syndrome and fulfill your dream, there's no better time to get started than now. Redefine success before it defines you. Find your silver lining stories and share them with the world. No matter what, keep it real. The world awaits you.

Why Fear and Failure May Be the Keys to Success

Clara Emanuel | Posted 03.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Clara Emanuel

So I'm going to embrace it. I'm not going to 'let go' of my fear anymore as I realise that I have no need to mask any emotion that rolls inside me. I'm just going to continually breathe and move through it. I do believe it will take me closer to my goals in the most human and real way possible.

I Am Not Afraid I Am Going To Fail. I Am Afraid I Am Going To Succeed

Jessica Winterstern | Posted 03.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jessica Winterstern

I do not play small because I fear the fall. I do so, because I fear the rise. I fear what it will mean when I finally get out of my own way. I fear the responsibility that will be mine to take. I fear the grand path that I will pave.

The Difference Between Failure and Being Unsuccessful

Heather Shue | Posted 02.22.2016 | Impact
Heather Shue

Image from Pixabay Let's talk about failure. Failure isn't something we discuss openly, yet it's something we all experience. It's not fun to talk a...

3 Ways to Actually Fail as an Entrepreneur (and the Only Change You Need to Be Successful)

Neal Samudre | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Neal Samudre

Many of the entrepreneurs I talk to are terrified of failure. The thought of falling flat on their face keeps them up at night. But in my experience, you have to do a lot to actually fail as an entrepreneur.

Overcoming the Three Key Fears for Success and Happiness

Phillip Mountrose | Posted 02.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Phillip Mountrose

The challenge comes from the fears that get in your way. Without proper attention, these inner conflicts can stop you from creating an extraordinary life and accomplishing your life goals.

Don't Be Afraid of Failure

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

Another way that fear of risk becomes painfully evident is in the classroom when students don't ask questions. There are reasons for this. One is that the instructor is so fantastically brilliant and the material was presented so clearly that there is no need to ask questions. That is never true.

Here's the Best Way to Solve the Procrastination Problem

Diane Passage | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

The best way to fix your procrastination problem is to address the root of what is preventing you from moving forward with the task. By doing this, you will ease anxiety and stress in addition to gaining a better sense of control.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Own Business

Jennifer Jane Young | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Jennifer Jane Young

I know we don't always want to admit to this but your business probably won't sustain you financially in the beginning. Even when lump sums do come in, they are often sporadic, so you can't really depend on them for your survival.

The 5 Gifts of Failure

Sonia Thompson | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonia Thompson

Failure isn't always avoidable. And even when it is, the lessons it can teach us can be more rewarding than the benefits that come with success. To reach these benefits, you need to approach failure with the right frame of mind.

Learning to Fail

Marion Leary | Posted 12.29.2015 | Education
Marion Leary

It is that time of year again -- the end of another college semester. Grades are in and well, the "whine season," as a fellow educator professed on his Facebook page, has begun.

The Success Factor (Part Three) Dealing With Failure

Peter Kamurai Chibayamombe | Posted 12.28.2015 | Business
Peter Kamurai Chibayamombe

Despite being admired for his astonishing achievements in sport, one of the greatest NBA champions Michael Jordan often had to deal with failure.

The Extraordinary Life -- And Why I'm Scared of It

Mounia Berrada-Gouzi | Posted 12.12.2015 | Business
Mounia Berrada-Gouzi

Don't set resolutions. Get clear on your values. Set dreams. Follow them and never give up. Fail once. Fail again. Fail some more. It's scary. But extraordinary is called extraordinary because it's a life outside of the ordinary. It requires going that "extra" mile that most people don't bother taking because of reasons I won't go into here.

The Success Factor (Part One): Three Steps To Overcoming Fear

Peter Kamurai Chibayamombe | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Peter Kamurai Chibayamombe

There is so much talk in today's world about money, prosperity and success. Success is an important thing in everyone's life from an average person in...

Letting Go of Fear of Failure -- Part IV

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

This article is my fourth (and, I think, final) in a series exploring Fear of Failure. If you missed the first three articles, you may want to catch u...

The Real Fear in Fear of Failure: Part III

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Jim Taylor

In Part I of my series, Fear of Failure, I introduced you to the epidemic presence of fear of failure in young people these days. The article describe...

Dare to Suck: Why Do We Try So Hard and Fail to Be Perfect?

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 10.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

How do we make mistakes without losing faith in ourselves? How do we cope with stinking at something and not being perfect? When will giving it our all satisfy us? Them? Isn't some of our success built upon our failures? Our dares? When will we rest?

Between Courage and Weakness. Life's Never-ending Tipping Point!

Jennifer Jane Young | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Jennifer Jane Young

We often get discouraged in life when we can't stay in our zone of genius, where we feel strong, fulfilled, courageous and at our best.

Failure: The New Success

Zoe Crook | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Zoe Crook

As the poet Rumi suggests, we are all like fish driven by thirst. Unaware that we are already immersed in the thing we seek, we flail around helplessly when all we need to do is swim. As I see it, failure is merely the first stage of success. And if we are living an authentic life, happiness unfolds by itself.