Role Of Fear Of Failure In Life

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It 's almost impossible to go through life without experiencing some kind of failure. Failure is a part of life; everyone has experienced failure at some time or other. As legendary boxer Muhammad Ali had said “Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.” the greatest barrier to success and one of the biggest fears in life that people have is fear of failure. It is also the major reason that holds back people from realizing their full potential and achieving their goals. Fear of failure immobilizes you, restricts you to your comfort zone, prevents you from moving forward in life and restrains your chances of success. Defeat is not easy to swallow. There is no worse feeling than facing failure. Failure leaves you bitter, miserable and depressed. It is then not difficult to understand why most people are afraid of failing. They prefer to play it safe by restricting themselves to their comfort zone and avoiding any risks. But playing it safe can also be risky. It puts you out of action. You…show more content…
It affected me devastatingly because it is the only source of our family’s financial income. After the widespread of birdflu our livestocks died not instantly but gradually until my parents decided to file for bankruptcy. I was forced to change my course from BS Aeronautical Engineering to anything as long as it is afford by my parent’s income. My father was also pushed to apply abroad because of the financial problem of the family. The failure of our source of income is not at all a failure of life but an opportunity to be flexible with the given situation. I taught us to be adaptive and to stand firm against any challenges. It made me realize that the reality of life is dynamic; one moment you are flying high above the sky and in an instant, you are plunging into an
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