You need to fail.
And you need to fail over and over again, until you get it right.
Darren Steeves, Author, Exercise Physiologist, and Wellness Expert says
failure is a natural part of life and if we don’t fail, we don’t learn. And of course, if we don’t bounce back and try again, we don’t get a chance to succeed!
Failure builds resilience
which is the ability to recover quickly from difficulties. It’s a trait that’s becoming increasingly sought after by corporations during hiring and training. Because if you rank high on the resilience curve, you’ll handle stress well.
In this video Darren explains resilience in more detail, and shares his experiences with elite and olympic athletes and their failures, children and their failures, and how failure ultimately leads to resilience. And-
Darren shares his secret to reaching, and maintaining, long term goals in fitness and health.
His book and workbook: Are You Ready? Stop Wishing It Was Friday, tackles the roadblocks we face when we’re trying to create healthy habits for the long-term. It tells an all-too-familiar tale about a man who tries to balance health with career and family -and fails. But he bounces back and figures it out, after learning the skills of resilience.
If you’ve tried and failed at something, and then felt really bad about it, this discussion is for you. Feel free to comment below and keep the conversation going.