Stop replaying your failures!
D. PAUL REILLY
Published: May 13, 2013
Firstly, let's establish that everyone fails in life at some point…..this is A FACT! It is also a Fact of Life that so many people learn some of their greatest lessons in life from their failures as they learn, sometime in a most painful way, what actually doesn't work. So, as I put it in the very first book that I wrote back in the seventies 'Success Is Simple', “Failure is an integral part of the growing, the learning process of life". Now having said that, let's get on to the very important lesson, relative to failure, which we all need to learn here today, including 'Yours Truly'. When we fail, we need to learn the lesson which the failure was designed to teach us, and then move on in a very positive, upbeat frame of mind to achieve a new goal. However, what a whole lot of people do when it comes to failure, is to keep on reliving the incident in their mind.
In other words, as the title of this article describes it, they keep 'Replaying' over and over again their failures, as if they were watching a movie on the screen of their mind. This My Friend, is one of the most destructive practices which anyone can engage in, believe me. Now, rest assured that I fully understand how people do this as I have done it myself after a very painful divorce. But one day whilst I was wallowing in self-pity after my wife had left me, a very wise soul who was obviously deeply spiritual said to me “Dr. Reilly, she has released you for your higher good". From that point onward, I started to heal, as I stopped replaying my failure.
My Friend, what failures are you inclined to continually replay in your mind? Now, think for a minute before you blurt out an answer. Are you always thinking about the fact that you failed your exams at school , and thus could not go on to attend a place of higher learning? Are you sad that you failed in business when you were younger, and then gave up the idea completely of building a business of your own, as you constantly replayed that painful failure in your mind? Are you replaying a marriage or personal relationship failure over and over again in your mind, which is slowly but surely playing havoc with your life?
My Friend, you MUST 'Stop Replaying Your Failures' as it's a most destructive form of thinking which will keep you forever in bondage, and indeed, could play havoc with your overall health and self-image. The past is over, so leave it behind you Now…..TODAY! Instead, set some new goals and get excited, and you'll move quickly on to a Bright, Successful future…..Yes You Will!
THINK ABOUT IT!
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