In the course of writing the entries for CP101, the most “re-posted” or shared piece I have ever done here was on the topic of failure: Learning to Fail. I sense that underneath much of our fear for the choices and decisions our daughters and sons make is that the decision will lead to failure.
When it comes down to it, its not really the failure we’re afraid of, but what comes after that: the fear of the unknown, we commonly call it. The irony of it is, we can’t be afraid of what we don’t know! So here is a great article addressing the fears as much as the failure and how we get tripped up around both.