How to Identify and Improvise on Failures

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ow Lindsay Schumacher
English 1111
Mr. Nowka
2/3/13

How do you view your failures and how do they help you

In life people can view their failures in different ways. People who believe failures will hurt them will never really be successful in life because every time they fail they will get down on themselves and probably be depressed. Then there are other people who believe failures are learning from their mistakes and starting over. According to Thomas Jefferson “I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” I personally believe that you learn from the mistakes from your life and they can help you. They help you because with every mistake that we make, we discover more and more about ourselves, about who we are, about our limits, about our capabilities, about what we can and can’t do. They help us be more compassionate and more tolerant with others and ourselves. One thing making mistakes does for us is teaches us life lessons. Some of these life lessons. The moment we see out failures and mistakes not as failures and mistakes the more happier we are going to be in life. Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way. Unless it’s a fatal mistake, which, at least, others can learn from. ~ Al Franken Another thing mistakes teach us is to forgive others. We learn to forgive ourselves but at the same time we learn to understand that people make mistakes just like we do. We also learn that everyone makes mistakes and no one has to has perfection. "You can't undo anything you've already done, but you can face up to it. You can tell the truth. You can seek forgiveness. And let God do the rest." – unknown. Everyone should live without regrets. If you play your life safe you wont be able to do a lot of things that you wanted to. At the end of your life you may have regrets because you didn’t go and do them. People shouldn’t not do...
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