Journal Topic - Failure
“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” ~Johnny Cash
Sunday - Read the quote out loud. What is your initial reaction? Why? What about this quote do you agree with? Disagree with?
Monday - How do you view “failure”? Do you feel guilty or shameful? Do you see it as a lesson you have yet to learn? What are the driving factors behind how you view “failure?
Tuesday - How does this apply to your life right now in this moment? Do you allow your failures to dictate your life. Do you allow them to stop you from trying again?
Wednesday - Has anyone shamed you for failing or making a mistake? What ‘old recordings’ from your past hinder you from taking a chance, a risk? How did it impact your relationships with others?
Thursday - Now think about the reverse. Have you ever shamed someone for a mistake or failure? How did it impact your relationship with that person?
Friday - We expect children to make mistakes and learn from them. Why is it so different for adults? Give yourself permission to make mistakes. How does that change how you feel about failure?
Saturday - After reflecting over the last week, what is your reaction to this quote now? What changed? What stayed the same?
Stone - Tiger's Eye
Essential Oil/Herb - Basil
Animal Guide - Tiger
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