Show Notes

Episode 89: Mistakes Aren’t Failures

Why do we beat ourselves up when we make mistakes? Mistakes aren’t failures; in fact they can be viewed as successes. In this episode, Janine and Shannon discuss reframing how we view mistakes so we can we can learn from them instead of feeling bad.

Discussion topics include:

  • Letting go of the notion that if you make a mistake you have failed
  • Thinking of mistakes as successes
  • Shannon’s monthly deep dive into non-fiction this year
  • How you handle a mistake can make the difference between it being considered a success or a failure
  • Searching for authors in podcast episodes
  • Reframing how you view not reaching a goal
  • Not getting derailed when you miss a beat in a daily routine
  • Our efforts to do daily yoga
  • How we focus on our mistakes, even when others don’t notice them
  • Reframing mistakes as learning opportunities
  • NLP’s presupposition: There is no failure, only feedback
  • Does quitting something mean you failed?


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