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Motivation to Go Make Mistakes. Don’t Be Afraid

The biggest mistake in life is to constantly be afraid of making a mistake, especially if you come from highly critical parents. If you come from a society that’s been really demanding, that makes you fit in a box, that if you make a mistake then you’re a bad person, or you’re not as good or smart as other people. So people go through life playing safe. They just go live in their comfort zone, terrified of making a mistake. And I could tell you this, that the more I learn and the more I read about success, and the more I learn and read about people that are actually doing the things that everybody wants to do, the more I realize that they are the masters of making mistakes. They have made so many freaking mistakes until they learn how to not make a mistake. But nobody talks about that. Nobody talks about the fact that in order to succeed it’s a series of repetitive mistakes over time and the key to success is not losing enthusiasm or motivation between those mistakes. Which oftentimes lead to failure and that failure is subjective. Every time I make mistakes and I fail you know what I’m like? Hell yeah, I’m one step closer to success. I’m not afraid of making mistakes. I’ve accepted the fact that human beings make mistakes.

Afraid of Making Mistakes?

If you’re afraid of making mistakes I want to encourage you and invite you to look at it this way. Start having a little compassion towards yourself and here’s the reason why. Every human being on this planet Earth, all 8.5 billion of us, are going through life for the first time, including you. Now I’m not a rocket scientist or anything but anyone who does anything for the first time will make a mistake, will make multiple mistakes. So you’re going through this thing called life for the first time. Embrace your mistakes, build on your mistakes. They will lead you to transformation and change.

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is continually fearing that you will make one.”

Now the key is, will you learn from them? Because if let’s say someone’s trying to play the piano. They’ve never played the piano before. If you start playing a song you’re probably going to make a thousand mistakes, and you start playing that song again. And maybe the next time you make 900 mistakes and then you keep playing it. You know a couple months go by, 500 mistakes. Couple months go by, 200 mistakes. A year goes by, you play that entire five- seven minute song mistake-free. Wow! Now if you start playing the piano, make a thousand mistakes, two months later thousand mistakes, five months later thousand mistakes, a year goes by and you play the same song with a thousand mistakes, it ain’t about the song, it’s about the lessons you did not learn from those mistakes. So mistakes are an opportunity for us to learn from or not. I’ll let you be the deciding factor on what you want to do there.

Failure is Giving up too Soon

You might be thinking well when does that moment come when I know I have succeeded? How long do I try? You try until you take actions towards your dreams. Until they become a reality. In any moment that you stop before it is stopping before that miracle happens. And the miracle isn’t just something that happens randomly. It’s a byproduct of consistent actions over time.

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

The best analogy here would be this. Let’s say someone signs up to run a freaking marathon. They train for it, they train for 12 weeks, 16 weeks of training. They get in the marathon course. They start running. It’s 26.2 miles is the marathon. When they get to mile 26, right when they’re gonna get through the little thing, they stop, make a U-turn and start walking in a different direction. Sometimes people see the finish line and they don’t go through it. Human beings, man, we’re a fascinating species but if you are in a space in your life that you just want to give up or quit or pull the eject button because you haven’t succeeded yet, what if I told you your success is right over the horizon? It’s a couple days, weeks, months, maybe a year away. Are you willing to finish what you started? Are you willing to go until you succeed? I can’t make that decision for you, my friends. My hope is that you do, it really is.

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Today is going to be the best day of your life.

Kelsey Gearhart

Director of Business Development

Kelsey carries multiple years of experience working in the substance abuse and mental health treatment field. Her passion for this field comes from her personally knowing recovery from addiction.

Prior to Buckeye she held titles of Recovery Coach, Operations Director, and Admissions Director. Kelsey was brought on at Buckeye Recovery as the Director of Business Development. She has a passion for ensuring every individual gets the help that they need, and does so by developing relationships with other providers.

Kelsey also oversees our women’s sober living environments – The Chadwick House for Women. She is committed to creating a safe, nurturing, and conducive environment for all women that walk through the doors of Chadwick.