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"I've learned so much from my mistakes I am thinking of making a few more"

  1. threekeys profile image81
    threekeysposted 2 years ago

    "I've learned so much from my mistakes I am thinking of making a few more"

    Where has a mistake or a default position worked out for the better? Would you let it happen again in this way? If so why? If not why?

  2. cheaptrick profile image73
    cheaptrickposted 2 years ago

    As a child I was taught that a mistake is a 'doorway' to a new opportunity and we should close the 'doors' of our mistakes after stepping through them.
    My problem is...I keep slamming my tail in the door...

    1. threekeys profile image81
      threekeysposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Funny!...and I know what you mean.
      Maybe we are creatives?? Creatives become creative because they call it "trial and error"-"learning experiences". They just pick themselves up from the floor and keep going with an open and curious attitude.

  3. Matthew Woolsey profile image67
    Matthew Woolseyposted 2 years ago

    Well hopefully you always learn a lesson from a mistake.
    As far as finding yourself in the same mistake twice maybe you could have an edge to get a better out come. As far as new mistakes, we are human and not perfect. Mistakes make us what we are. making the same mistake over and over either learning from or not even yet make you who you are. But if you don't ever fall down you'll never learn to get back up.

    1. threekeys profile image81
      threekeysposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Mathew one of the most emotionally challenging times is when you have fallen down to make it okay to get up and get going again.Usually there is no choice but to. I think what is hard is discerning when to keep at it or when to throw in the towel.