How to Handle a Setback

Lapses are like lectures. Nobody wants to endure them, but occasionally they end up teaching us a thing or two.

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A lapse. A setback. An off-day. A moment of weakness. A mistake.

We all have them. We all make them. We all endure them. Whatever it is you might call them, in whatever aspect of life you might experience them…

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Emily Wilcox

Emily Wilcox

I imagine in a parallel universe I might be a caricaturist or a botanist or somewhere asleep on the moon — but here, I am a writer.