The new year can be an opportunity to set new goals or resolutions for yourself. It can be inspiring to feel the refresh of a new 12 month slate. Yet, with the turning of a calendar page, life still gets busy and it can be difficult to stick to our new found goals.
For many of us, when we fall short of sticking to these resolutions it can feel like a deep personal failure. Sometimes that failure can feel so overwhelming that it deters us from trying again.
A TedEd talk by the School of Life gives a few helpful tips to lead to more self compassion:
The quotes, “It is only a failure if you don’t learn from it” communicates to us that failing often leads us to being better at the goal the next time we try to accomplish it.
Written by: Celeste Calvert
Originally posted on Grow Counseling