But, oh how important it is to learn this sooner rather than later.
Throughout life we have successes and we have failures and setbacks.
Any successful person knows that you learn much more from one than the other.
Our successes are easy to celebrate.
We have plenty of other people around us wanting to share our successes.
We feel good about ourselves during those times.
On the other hand, when things are not going so well we find out some things then too.
Many people are not around to help us get through tough times, except true friends that know how difficult a time you are having.
At these times is when we can learn the most about ourselves.
Will we quit, make excuses, blame others and just generally let negativity take over?
Or will we sit back, take a deep breath and look for ways to solve the problem.
Will we take ownership about doing something about the problem, rather than quitting, make excuses or blame others?
I think most of us, especially when we become teenagers and beyond, understand that there will be plenty of struggles in life.
It’s important to have a frame of mind that knows when those times hit; it’s not the end of the world.
It’s also important to know that we can indeed do something about it and we can learn from the experience too.
As we go through life and we deal with problems, disappointments, set-backs and failures; understanding that we should take responsibility for getting through those issues, we can learn from them and we will become better for getting through those situations – that is such a key ingredient to success.
The sooner we connect with that the better off our lives will be. Along with the fact that other people that we are connected to will be better off as well.
Always interested in your thoughts and comments.