Failure’s rough; it will knock down your self-esteem and make everything harder, but don’t dwell on it too long, because there are lots of opportunities waiting for you on the other side.
What if I said failure is a good thing? This may seem counter-intuitive. No one wants to fail. But failing is a very important part of life. And it often results in opportunities that would never have been available otherwise.
It is most important to realize all the many positive outcomes, the successes, that may result from participating in the experience and resulting from the failure, regardless of the intended or desired outcome.
Telephone scammers can be incredibly convincing, especially to a young adult trying to establish themselves in the world. Now Jake was worried that he—and his family—might lose a significant amount of money due to his mistake.
I sat down with five of our students at CLE Rockville during their Social Engagement Group to talk about what failure means, and why it isn’t necessarily a bad thing. I am always impressed and amazed at our students’ insights.
Only after a breakup would the sudden onset of loneliness trigger a sense of urgency strong enough to give him the extra push needed to change his lifestyle.
The word diet usually invokes rather displeasing images. We tend to revert to thoughts about restrictions and constraints. Other thoughts include having to eat less and being less satisfied when, in reality, the focus is on nutrition – you’re actually more satisfied and full of vitamins and nutrients.
The practices of mindfulness and meditation have been becoming more common in classrooms, workplaces, and homes in recent years. Mindfulness and meditation have to do with quieting the mind and paying attention to the present moment. This can help individuals to understand their own emotions and handle stressful situations. Luckily, there are now dozens of apps for devices that are based on mindfulness and meditation.
During one of our Lunch Social Groups, Breanna turned the group onto a new and healthier Mexican taco version. We can now have our tacos and eat them too! This fabulous tasting Mexican taco dish is called “Black Bean & Sweet Potato Tacos”.
Everyone’s personal journey with faith is different and uniquely theirs. But what happens when your journey with God and spirituality becomes interrupted by essays or job applications?