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Failures Push You Forward

Embrace them.

Petra Ivanigova
Sep 8 · 2 min read

“Champions are made from something they have deep inside them, a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger.” — Muhammad Ali

Failure is an important part of our lives. It builds strong-minded people. There will be always obstacles along the way, ups and downs we all face. We can’t control what happens to us but we can control how we respond to it.

The environment or timing will be never perfect. Many people feel like victims when failing at something. They blame everyone and everything. Some of them stay this way the whole life in a hope that someone will come and save them, or that their life will be changed one day.

It will be not.

If you give up and don’t try again, life will be the same. The only thing that will change is your age. You will become older with the regrets for not trying again and those regrets are more painful than another failure.

I have failed so many times in my life that I can’t list it all. Always fought for the things I cared about and learned most of the lessons hard way. But no regrets, I would do it again. Whether you realize it or not, we are always responsible for our own experiences.

We all sometimes win and sometimes lose. That’s life. But what’s important is your attitude towards the struggles.

You can play a victim and do nothing, or you learn and move on.

The faster you learn, the better for you.

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Petra Ivanigova

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I write about self improvement, travel and technology.

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