You can’t control all the events that will happen to you in life, but you can choose how to react to the things that do. If you perform poorly on your algebra test, you have two options: You can complain that the test was too hard, that you are not a “math-person” and that your […]
Learn from your mistakes
“Oh yes. The past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it.” – Rafiki, The Lion King
Making mistakes is inevitable.
However, it is up to you to choose how you want to react to them. You can live your life in shame because of things you have done in the past and let that influence how you live your life today, OR you can choose to focus on learning from your mistakes. The choice is yours to make.
Don’t spend your life living in fear of making new mistakes. Let go of trying to be flawless in everything you do. Give yourself the opportunity to start over and try again. Accept your flaws and learn to forgive yourself and others.
What does it mean to show courage? Some would say it is brave to skydive from a plane or speaking in front of many people. Others would instead say that showing courage is speaking up on behalf of others or following a dream no matter what people think. No matter what bravery means to you, […]
In 1964 Kitty Genovese was murdered on the street just outside the apartment where she lived. The attack lasted more than 30 minutes, and she was screaming and resisting. The attacker stabbed her multiple times, until she died at last. It was later discovered that 38 of her neighbours saw the attack from their windows, […]