Failure is a representation of who you once were, not who you are today or who you will be tomorrow.
7 Ideas on Recovering from Failure
Srinivas Rao
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I would agree with the value of creating some level of separation between your personal identity from your failures (or successes) for the sake of your mental health.

But at the same time I think it’s hard not to think of your current self, and in turn your future self, as being products of your past experiences.

As you said, our current self can benefit not only from the knowledge gained from our failures, but also from the lessons of managing perspectives/expectations that failures teach us.

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