14 minutes | Nov 23rd 2020

TPJ 87: Rethinking Mistakes And Failures

Everyone makes mistakes and experiences failures. We all have shortcomings, weaknesses, and areas of lack. And many people are stuck in a fixed mindset, thinking that it’s just how they are.  But not everyone. Some people have adopted a growth mindset, and see mistakes and failures in a different (and positive) light. Do you want to be one of them? Join me in this episode as we discuss how to do just that.  [00:36] Join me in my free challenge, Finish Strong!  [02:36] Do you feel like there have been some mistakes either on your part or other people's part? [03:20] Many people are stuck in a Fixed Mindset [04:31] We can decide to change and grow. [05:23] How my 97 year old grandma stays young and vibrant [06:32] It's tragic when people say things like "that's just how I am" [06:42] Our brains have plasticity and we can continue to change and learn [07:07] Adopt a growth mindset [07:47] Successful people view their mistakes and failures as learning opportunities. [08:36] Do you beat yourself up over mistakes and failures? [09:25] Everything is in a constant state of change.  We don't have to stay stuck. We can change, adapt, and grow (and so can our kids). Let’s start to view our mistakes and failures as learning opportunities and continue to improve and develop.  If you enjoyed this episode and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about your biggest takeaway. Take a selfie of you listening or a screenshot of the show, post it to instagram stories, and tag me @parentingjunkie or feel free to DM me on instagram, I try to reply to as many as I can!Are you subscribed to my podcast? Subscribe here so that fresh episodes are delivered directly to you. Those shiny 5-star ratings and sweet reviews have me all gushy, thank you. But more importantly, they help other parents discover the Parenting Junkie Show and spread the word about Loving parenting and Parenting from Love. If you have a moment to spare, those reviews mean the world to me, you can leave one here.  Want to connect to like-minded parenting junkies? Join our (free & awesome) FB community Love Parenting with Avital. Resources: Join me in my free challenge, Finish Strong! Full Show Notes: https://www.theparentingjunkie.com/87 
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