It can be difficult for some to show vulnerability and to admit their weaknesses. Sometimes, it is easier to avoid putting one’s self in positions where vulnerability and weaknesses shine. However, many of us understand by now that avoiding these positions prevents growth.
No matter how much we’ve read about the benefits of vulnerability, agree with it in principal, and understand that it promotes our growth, it doesn’t take away the challenge of actually applying it.
Try telling yourself this before you engage in anything in which there is room for personal growth:
I’m not going to end this session without at least one failure.
Giving yourself a green light for at least one failure will help you get comfortable with perhaps many more, offering you the growth that you want and deserve.