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5 Ways to Bounce Back From Failure

Failure is absolutely inevitable.

It happens to the best of us. As a matter of fact, it’s something that every successful person has had to experience before they actually reached their goals! I can promise you that. Failure isn’t fun and sometimes it can be really hard to get over but if you let it empower you rather than break you then you’ll go very far in life.

So exactly how can you bounce back from failure?

  1. Take responsibility for the missed opportunity. Be prepared for the letdowns that happen every so often. Know that this lost opportunity just set you up to take advantage of the next one.
  2. Accept the fact that failure is absolutely something that everyone experiences; not just you. As a matter of fact, there is no success without failure.
  3. Don’t dwell on your mistakes. Accept them, learn from them and use them to master and perfect your craft.
  4. Be open to alternatives, even if they’re not directly related to your current career path..
  5. Remind yourself that you’re bound to get better if you don’t give up.

Don’t Forget, You Can:

  1. Start late
  2. Start over
  3. Be unsure
  4. Act different
  5. Try and Fail


All I’m saying is that a setback isn’t necessarily failure.. it just means that it’s time to learn something new!

22 thoughts on “5 Ways to Bounce Back From Failure

  1. Very good thoughts there and very true. I have gone through setbacks, but never let them stop me, learn and go forward with the new knowledge gained. Great post.

  2. Nice post, Jessica! I agree. It’s hard to succeed if one is paralyzed by fear of failure. Perhaps the possibility of failure is inherent to any attempt. I love your positive attitude; to look at these failures as opportunities! Great message!


  3. Failure is an opportunity! I agree if we are open and taking our responsibility we can turn that into success. Love it, girl! An important lesson to make life better and fulfilling! ❀️

    1. β€œFailure is an opportunity!” I LOVE THAT!! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½β€οΈ very well said! Thanks so much for reading and commenting!

  4. I love that you mention finding alternatives. A lot of people just accept failure without considering alternative paths. There’s always another way! Great post!

  5. Amazing, a wise post! failure means you are a step ahead of everyone because you wouldn’t fail if you are in same level. The more you fail, the further you be ahead and be more successful than others!

    1. I agree and the more you fail , the more experienced you are! Each time is an opportunity to keep refining as much as possible!! Thank you so much for reading and commenting ❀️

  6. Have you really tried if you haven’t failed along the line somewhere?
    Failure is something I really struggle to accept myself. But without it we wouldn’t be able to improve ourselves.

    1. I agree! Sometimes I struggle with my setbacks too esp if it’s something I had super high hopes for and then it failed but after a little bit I pull myself back together when I start focusing in on the bigger picture ❀️ thanks so much for reading and commenting !!

  7. Thank you for sharing something so amazing! I really needed to read this today because things went a little haywire for me today. I know failing at something is bound to happen and it is important to use this as a learning experience. I tend to be very hard on myself and when something doesn’t go how I thought, I beat myself up for it. As always you are very encouraging and a blessing to so many! I want you to know you and your precious son will remain in my thoughts and I am so happy y’all were able to go home! I am wishing the best for y’all!!

    1. Girl , failure happens to the best of us !! Keep trying and keep pushing !! & thank you for your prayers and words of encouragement!! We are still so EXHAUSTED but it feels soooo good to finally be back home!

  8. I love this, Jessica! I think “failure” can have a different meaning to each person but it’s up to us how we choose to deal with it πŸ™‚

    1. Your comment is so on point !!! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½ I fully agree with you!! Thanks so much for reading and commenting !! ❀️

  9. Great message! We need to learn to accept and move past our failures to succeed.
    Everything happens for a reason!!
    Thank you for sharing.

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