The do's and don'ts of failure
This week, we share our thoughts on navigating failure. We also discuss what we’ve been reading, watching, listening to, and following this month.
What you'll hear:
- How we measure up on our adulthood scorecards
- How we define failure
- The do’s and dont's of processing failure
- Our monthly segment, Read/Watch/Listen/Follow
Can I quote you on that?
- “I kinda feel like the version of myself that runs out of dish soap and is on my dry shampoo game is actually the version of myself that I want to lean into more.” Jacey
- “So I was feeling like the Lord was trying to speak to me, but then I realized that I think the app I use to read articles just has a good algorithm.” Jacey
- “How many things we chalk up to Jesus, when really it’s just the internet.” Maggie
- “How you view failure makes a big difference in how you process it and how it affects you.” Jacey
- “How we define failure doesn’t pose as much of a problem as what we think the implications of that failure are." Jacey
- “Confidence is 10% hard work and 90% delusion.” Tina Fey
- “One of the easiest ways we can process failure is using it as a launching pad for improvement.” Maggie
- “You probably won’t steward success well if you’ve never failed.” Maggie
- “Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.” George Eliot
- Relevant Magazine: 4 Ways to Fail Well
- The Lazy Genius: ‘Twenty Guys My Husband is Glad Are Fake’
- The Lazy Genius: ‘Ralph Fiennes and 12 Other Sex Symbols I Just Don’t Understand’
- The Lake House by Kate Morton
- Love and Other Ways of Dying: Essays by Michael Paterniti
- DeRay McKesson Helps Stephen Colbert Address His Privilege
- What’s Missing From ‘Straight Outta Compton’
- Modern Love: the Podcast
- Girl Boss Podcast
- The Lively Show: Behind the Scenes of the Royal We
- Coffins by Mr. Wives
- Nutrition in Action newsletter
- Above Average
Thoughts, questions, comments?
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- Maggie on Instagram, Twitter, and her blog
- Jacey on Instagram, Twitter and her blog
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