Struggling with your New Year’s Resolution?
If you made a New Year’s resolution this year, great. If you’ve stuck with it, even better. But if you haven’t, or feel like you’re struggling with it, take heart, you’re not alone. It’s believed that 80% of people have given up on their resolutions by mid-February. The most common resolutions are those dealing with…
Learning to Fail in Order to Succeed in Changing Behaviour (Part 2)
There’s a saying that goes: Failing to plan, is planning to fail. It’s a neat catch-phrase meant to emphasize the importance of planning. Planning definitely is important but we should also be planning to fail. This doesn’t mean we have to be defeatist or negative but rather recognizing that failure is a part of, and…
Learning to Fail in Order to Succeed in Changing Behaviour (Part 1)
fail: to be unsuccessful in what is attempted (The Oxford English Dictionary) No matter what dictionary I look at, all define to fail, or failure, as the opposite of success. Essentially failure has no distinct definition of its own, but maybe it should. From an early age, we’re taught that failing is not good, which…