failure

What do Most People Regret?

Numerous studies have looked into answering the question: what do most people regret? One of these studies became famous. It studied people who were about to die because of terminal illnesses or just old age.

5 Keys to Being More Accepting of Failure

There are people who are incapable of tolerating any minor setback or trouble. When their expectations aren’t met, they feel distressed. When their projects don’t have a great outcome, they have no tolerance for failure. This also happens when they experience…

5 Reasons Why Psychotherapy May Fail

Psychotherapy fails for different reasons, but that failure is always relative. The simple fact of having started the process is positive. That same disposition to get better and the interest to do so represent self-love and a willingness to get better.

Don’t Leave Things Unfinished

If you leave things unfinished, it’s more than just carelessness, something to take lightly. From a psychological point of view, it is a symptom that you shouldn’t overlook. This is especially true when it isn’t just an occasional occurrence, but happens…

8 Psychological Strategies for Managing Failure

Managing failure and the emotions that follow after our actions didn’t get the result we wanted is a daily task. When faced with a new project, whether economic, academic, or personal, the same question always comes up: what if I…

How our failures can make us a success

The concept of failure is a real stigma in our society. From childhood, the looks we receive when we fail or make a mistake are very similar to those we receive when we misbehave. Then we ourselves start to look at…

7 Uplifting Quotes for Everyday Sadness

We could all use an uplifting quote now and again to help with everyday sadness. They remind us that although we have bad days, we have to lift ourselves up off the floor and take flight again. At the end of…

Live to Be Happy Not Normal

When shaping our lives, we repeat patterns set by others, as if following them will grant us instant happiness. But is that really true? Cultural and social pressure has led us to believe that we will find stability in what…

7 Traits of Optimistic People

Optimistic people generate well-being for themselves and for those around them. They are able to look on the bright side instead of getting stuck in negativity.  Optimistic people choose this way of looking at the world and they use it to…