Why Failure is Important to Succeed

Failure is always given a negative spin. What many people fail to see is that failure is a great teacher. It’s all about perspective and how we perceive things. If we look at failure in a negative way; then we will always believe that we are not capable of success and will eventually give up. On the other hand, if we don’t let failure affect us, instead we use it as a catapult to help us push forward and try again then we are enroute to progress, character development and eventually – success! 

Failure shapes us in a way to achieve success. At some point in our lives, we all have faced failure. It could be something as simple as not getting through a job interview  or something as big as failing final exams.

While it is very easy to give up when things don’t work out the way we wanted it to; it’s not always the best option for us in the long run. But what we need to keep in mind is nothing is ever easy to achieve in life.

Failure doesn’t mean that you didn’t put in any effort or you are not capable; it merely means that maybe you need to take another route to achieve what you want or evaluate what went wrong and work on it. 

Why is failure essential to every significant success? Failure can tear you down and maybe crush your spirit even; but it also builds you to be a stronger person.

It teaches you to be resilient and face all odds. Infact, when you dust yourself off, work harder, learn from previous mistakes and achieve success after failure; it proves how mentally strong and capable you are. And that gives you confidence! – knowing that no matter what happens, what adversity you face; you are still capable of fighting the storm and come out victorious!

If you’re still struggling to get back up after failure has hit you; then it’s best to get in touch with a personal life coach who will help you look past the negatives and focus on the positives.

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure” — Colin Powel

Nothing can replace the knowledge gained from failure. You can learn so much from it and that in turn will help you make better decisions and choices. Giving up should never be an option. If you can take failure as an opportunity and use it as leverage to help propel you forward in the future; then you have succeeded already! If you are still finding it difficult to deal with failure and its repercussions; then it’s best advised to approach a personal life coach who can help you overcome the ‘defeated feeling’ and give you the courage to keep moving forward no matter what.

- Written by Faisal Sajwani