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Never Be Afraid To FAIL –  4 Reasons Why.

It is not uncommon these days to hear people say words like, “I just failed my test”, “I am finished”, “I lost my job”, “I am a failure”, and many more like that.

Frankly, it can be very demoralizing whenever you fail to achieve any goal you set out to achieve. Especially when a lot of resources (time, money, relationships etc) have been committed in the process.

However, in the light of these challenges, you still have a chance to turn your moments of gloom to boom. Strange as it may seem, failure can still be a good thing. The following reasons will tell you how.

Lessons Learnt:      Failing at anything in life provides you with valuable lessons about the situation. After proper analysis of the failed situation, you will have a deeper understanding of the circumstances relating to it. Lessons are learnt this way.

Provides You With Experience:                       Every failed attempt adds to your wealth of experience. Do not cry over failed attempts. You can actually use them to your advantage. With the experience you gather, every new attempt get you closer to the mark of success.

It highlights Your Weakness:    Properly analyzed failed attempts exposes any possible weakness you might have concerning the situation. It could be fear, pessimism, laziness, inadequate preparation, inferiority complex, low self esteem etc. It does not matter what it might be. As they say, “knowledge is power”. By having this self knowledge, you are a step ahead. Use the knowledge of your weakness to your advantage by tackling it out rightly so that it does not occur again in the future.

Be Better Prepared:        As you learn from every failed attempt, you get better prepared for the next situation you will find yourself in. You can only get better. It is only a matter of time before you achieve your set objective.

So now you see, it is not as scary as you thought after all. There is a lot you can learn and gain from failed attempts. As long as you stay focused on your goals, and make a conscious effort to learn from every failed attempt, you stand a huge chance of becoming the biggest success in your time.

All the best to you my friend, and do not forget to share your experience on this blog so that other people can learn too. You may also enquire about any subject that interests you and we will do our best to provide you with the answers.

Good luck on the next one!

Ndifreke Efiok Akpan.

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About the Author:    Ndifreke Efiok Akpan is an Accountant, Freelance Writer, Poet and Lyricist. He is also a Rotractor and deeply involved in service to humanity. He is available 24/7 if you ever need his services in any capacity. You can contact him by following his blog: http://www.kipwalkin.wordpress.com. He is always excited to be of service.

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The Morning of Your Life

Morning represents a new beginning. It is a period when you are refreshed after the previous day’s activities. A time when you have fresh ideas. It is an occasion that offers you a fresh opportunity to start again or afresh.

You can encounter the morning of your life at any stage in your life, no matter your age. It might come early or late in your life. It does not really matter when it comes, because it is never too late to do the right thing and start a fresh inspiring page of your life.

However, the crux is in your ability to recognize when your morning arrives. Secondly, you also need to be ready to step up to the occasion and seize the opportunity to start a fresh page, and live the fulfilled and inspired life you truly ought to be living.

Feel The Need For A Change

A time comes in your life when you are no longer comfortable or satisfied with the current trend of your life. A time when no matter what you do or achieve, you still feel the nudge to do something more or different, or even step out of your present state of affairs into another line of activity.

The truth remains that you have to feel the need for this change from within for you to be able to make the move. Until you feel this need or nudge, you will most likely remain in the yesterday of your life.

Identify This Need

When you feel the need for a change in your life, then your morning has arrived. It is now on you to analyze this need. Ensure that it is a positive need, and identify the direction it will be taking you. It may come as an idea, a flash of thought, a lifelong dream long abandoned, or a desire. It could also be an activity you love doing, but not involved in at the time.

No matter the means through which it may come to you, it will always have the feature of persistently nagging at you. Even when you push it aside, it will not let up. It can actually build up over time inside you till it burns with a passion. This will make you want to achieve this dream. Secondly, this need will also have the characteristic of giving you inner peace and a source of fulfillment.

Step Up To The Occasion

Once you identify the particular idea or activity or direction you want to go, courageously step up to the occasion. It is only those who venture that have the experience of the adventure, and ultimately get rewarded.

Take the following simple steps:

*  Seize the opportunity

*  Carry out some research on this fresh line of activity.

*  Analyze your strengths and weaknesses.

*  Take stock of available resources (human, financial, time, material etc).

*  Most importantly, START within your capacity.

You should never be scared of little beginnings. Little drops of water fill the tank, no matter how large. It is always advantageous to look at your line of activity as a long term venture. DO NOT live for the NOW, rather WORK in the NOW, but LIVE for the FUTURE. Be persistent and consistent in whatever you are doing. Constantly update yourself so you can stay abreast of current trends and remain competitive and relevant. Remember that in the long run, you would have gathered a wealth of experience that can only add value to your life and humanity.

Take a breather and ask yourself: Has my morning arrived? Answer that question honestly and start the process that will give your life a meaning and make you live a fulfilled and inspired life.

I hope you learnt a thing or two from this article. Please do well to share your experiences with us by leaving a comment ok.

Thank you for reading, and have a great time with your morning.

All the best to you and yours!

Ndifreke Efiok Akpan

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About the Author:    Ndifreke Efiok Akpan is an Accountant, Freelance Writer, Poet and Lyricist. He is also a Rotractor and deeply involved in service to humanity. He is available 24/7 if you ever need his services in any capacity. You can contact him by following this blog or just simply Contact Us. He is always excited to be of service.

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