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    Re: Share an inspiring or motivating quote

    Sat Feb 25, 2023 11:24 am

    Hello everyone! I thought this week I'd share a quote I love from playwright Samuel Beckett

    "Try again. Fail again. Fail Better."

    I think the quote really encapsulates the power of perseverance and the reality of change and the recovery journey. While we do try to avoid saying a lapses or relapses is a failure, the general notion that by trying again we can do better, even if there is a slip up is important. Every time you try again you learn more about yourself, what works for you, what doesn't, what you need and want you want. These are important things you do really only learn through those lapses and relapses, we grow from them and build up our strength.

    So remind yourself that if there is a lapse, all is not lost, you can learn from that experience what you can do next time in order to do better.

    @Judas @PnorkelPW @ScorpionPW @DeliawithaD @alltoohard @Muskettcat @knightowl
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    Re: Share an inspiring or motivating quote

    Mon Feb 27, 2023 9:16 pm

    Ohhhhh @Lhiver.........I love it!!!

    Fail better...........that really resonates with me. I have this thing where I don't believe in failure, only the lessons to be laerned and the idea of failing better is something I really like. Keep trying.........but do it differently and learn from the previous effort.

    What springs to mind for me isn't so much a quote but it's been on my mind because a friend has been through a rough time recently. We were mucking around bouncing some motivational stuff back and forth and I remembered about this: The Japanese art of Kintsugi.......it's where broken ceramics are repaired with gold to make them stronger and more beautiful.

    I just like the idea that our flaws can be what make us stronger and more interesting.
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