Are You Scared Of Making Mistakes? Find Out Why You Shouldn’t Be.

“Here are reasons why not making mistakes could be the biggest mistake in life:

1. Making mistakes
teach us valuable

Vincent Van Gogh said, “Even the knowledge of my own fallibility cannot keep me from making mistakes.Only when I fall do I get up again.”

Making mistakes whether in relationships, work life, school or other
endeavors is the key to figuring out the things we want to do and how we want to act. Only when we fail at these things can we see where we went wrong and take action to correct
them. Did you hover
over your girlfriend and act jealously until she felt smothered? Now you know that giving a
loved one space is part of a healthy — and longer lasting —

2. Mistakes teach us to
be forgiving.

“Forgiveness is the
fragrance the violet
sheds on the heel that
has crushed it.” – Mark Twain

Recognizing your own
mistakes makes it easier to understand others’ mistakes when they
happen — especially if they have directly
affected you. Did you
lend someone your car, only to have them crash it? Have you ever crashed a car? Or broken something that belonged to someone else? You will likely be
more apt to forgive the offender knowing from where they came.

3. Mistakes help us let
go of our fears.

“You can only go
forward by making
mistakes,” Alexander

Some people are afraid to make mistakes. Or they are afraid to try things at which they won’t be good. How can
you get good at
something without
trying — and failing — at it first? When I first started mushing dogs, I was not good at it. My dogs tangled up. I fell off the sled at every turn. Frankly, I was a bruised up mess for a
while. In fact, I was
often a little afraid to go out on the sled,
knowing what large
tree or sharp turn I
might encounter. But I
kept getting back on the sled and learned to adjust my riding
accordingly — becoming more athletic in the meantime. If I had
let my constant
mistakes and fear get
the better of me, I might not be training for the Iditarod now.

4. Making mistakes is
essential to living a life without regrets.

“A man’s mistakes are
his portals of discovery.” – James Joyce.

How can you discover
the things you like and don’t like unless you make mistakes? Maybe you think you want to be a chef so you get a job in a restaurant and
they are the worst days you have ever spent. Perhaps you feel like you’ve wasted your
time and it was a huge mistake to take on that job. But how would you know unless you tried
it? At the end of your
life, do you want to look back and see that you only made the “right” choices or wonder what
might have been? If you hadn’t tried working in that restaurant you
might have gone your
whole life thinking you could have been a great chef — and never known how much you actually would have hated it. Mistakes mean
a life without regrets.

5. Mistakes help you
grow as a person.

“Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.” – Oscar Wilde

And boy do I have a lot of experience at this point! I’ve made lots of mistakes but it gives me a lot of perspective as
well. If I hadn’t taken
those turns or gone
down those paths —
even when they quickly became obvious they
were the wrong ones — I wouldn’t be the person I am today. I also would not appreciate my life as
much as I do. If
everything had come
easily, the things I’ve
been able to achieve
wouldn’t mean as much. I can also be a more accepting and forgiving person overall, knowing
how much I’ve screwed up in my own life at times.”

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