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The need to achieve

I glanced at productivity and my eyes watered
I peeked at success and palms began to sweat
I tried reaching for achieving but nonetheless… Grade ‘F’ 148 more words



How to incorporate failure as a learning mode in education is a Wicked Problem indeed.  As part of my Wicked Problem Project in CEP 812 I had the opportunity to research, discuss and think about ways to incorporate failure into education.   76 more words


Failure and Freedom from Perfectionism

Job 22:3 “Is it any advantage to the Almighty if you are righteous?   Would it be any gain to him if you were perfect?”

It seems I am upset with myself daily for my seemingly constant failures. 689 more words


Well, it had to happen sooner or later. I totally failed to read Gormenghast within a week. Re-read, even. Somehow that makes it worse. 256 more words


Gardens aren't for pansies.

Each year I look forward to spring so I can try my hand at screwing up another garden. Experts say that gardening can relieve stress and help us feel more productive. 650 more words

Slow death

I think I’m actually killing myself. It’s a April and this is the 4th time I’ve been sick this year. That means I’m averaging being sick one a month. 186 more words


Healing is growing

Although we have been brought up in a society of safety nets and fool proof schemes, there is still room for failure. Because of this extreme avoidance of failure most of us have learned to fear failure above all else. 416 more words