"She/he who never made a mistake, never made anything." Seeing mistakes in a positive light is difficult but rewarding. In the end, it must come down to developing the habit of being positive.
I'm not a great writer of motivational speeches...But I am very keen on learning from other people. So this post is a collection of things I've found helpful when thinking about how to overcome the fear of failure. 1. "She/he who never made a mistake, never made anything." Someone once said this to me a … Continue reading 10 Great Quotes to Overcome the Fear of Failure.
I have loved starting this blog! Really loved it! And I am looking forward to writing more posts, but something has occurred to me over the last few days. I have been tentatively telling my friends and family that I have been writing a blog, and they, as lovely people would, have asked to read … Continue reading Defeating the purpose?!
As one of the purposes of my blog is to document my efforts to view making mistakes as opportunities to learn rather than reasons not to try, here are some of the mistakes I've made and the things I've learnt through making the bread in my post Bring on the Bread! The more you make … Continue reading Bring on the Bread…Part 2
A few years ago I had an urge to make bread. I'm not sure why! My mum often makes bread so I vaguely knew about it but I'd never attempted it. I had recently read 'The Storyteller' by Jodi Picoult, which describes bread making beautifully, so maybe that prompted me. Anyway, I asked my mum to … Continue reading Bring on the Bread!
And yet, I act like it does. It's not that I don't try. I'm always trying. I've always been a 'try-er'. When I've decided to do something, I definitely put in the maximum effort, and make sure it's as good as it can be. But somewhere along the way, a long time ago, probably for many and … Continue reading It can’t hurt to try…