Personal Narrative: Lessons Learned From Failure

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The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. I say this because I 've experienced it myself. About 3 years ago I wanted to play the guitar. I went to my mom and asked her if she could buy me one because I really wanted to play. The next morning my mom went to the store and got me a guitar. At first it was awesome because I was playing beginner songs and I was having a lot of fun. But there was a time were playing got really boring because I was playing the same songs over and over again and I didn 't have the motivation to learn new songs. So I stopped playing, I simply gave up and didn 't play ever again. Then my brother started dating this girl who was really into music, and he decided to learn how to play the guitar in order to impress …show more content…

So I decided to do the same thing, I said to myself “I don 't need to be a professional I just need to know a couple famous songs so I can impress my friends and stuff”. After that day I 've started playing for fun. What I learned from this experience is that if you try something for the first time and you 're not very good at it doesn 't mean you can 't become better at it. This applies to anything in life for example, sports. Some people are really good at playing sports, not because they were born like that. They had to put in lots and lots of hours in order to get to where they are today. People may think that they were just born with really good genetics but no that 's not always how it works out. It also taught me that if I want something in life I 'm going to have to work really hard for it and give it everything I have. Oh and just in case you were wondering I do still play the guitar up to this day, and I always have a blast. But the only thing was that I had to buy my own guitar the second time around because my mom told me that she wasn 't going to buy me another guitar when I was just going to quit/give up again. That actually motivated me even more to stick to it and actually learn how to

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