Mental health, Psychology

Are You a Failure at a Task, or as a Person?

  Failure isn't fun.  There's just no two ways about that. But what does that failure mean?  I think that, particularly when mental illness is involved, it's easy to leap from "I failed at [X]" to "I'm a failure."  But taking a step back, they're not really the same thing. Fear of failure Fear of… Continue reading Are You a Failure at a Task, or as a Person?

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Mental health

Accepting Failure

Last year, I started volunteering with a community services agency that leads workshops on suicide awareness, among other topics, in local high school classes.  It's something that would be really important to me, if I actually felt capable of caring about anything.  It's something I really would have enjoyed, had I not hated every minute… Continue reading Accepting Failure