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Hi, welcome back to your Daily Mindfulness. In today's session, we're going to talk about failing. Many of us have heard the question, what would you do if you knew you wouldn't fail? It's often used to help us orient to our life in a non fear-based way. Since so much of why we don't do something is because we fear we would fail, by taking that option off the table we can potentially identify where our energy would naturally want to orient. However, I recently came across a different perspective on this, a different question.

What if, instead of asking, what would I do if I knew I wouldn't fail, you asked, what would I do if I knew I would fail? What would I do if I knew I? Would fail? Interesting reframe. Right. What I like about this is that it's asking you to assess what is so important to you that even if you knew you wouldn't accomplish it, any effort in its direction would be a worthwhile endeavor. For me, this takes me deeper into my heart, my soul. It's less about what I could accomplish and more about what I'm called to put my energy toward in this life or at this point in my life.

I'm not saying it will necessarily resonate with you, but it's worth asking to see. What would I do if I knew I would fail? Thank you for your practice. Let's settle in for today's meditation.

Cory Muscara

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A Question to Inspire Your Calling

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Hi, welcome back to your Daily Mindfulness. In today's session, we're going to talk about failing. Many of us have heard the question, what would you do if you knew you wouldn't fail? It's often used to help us orient to our life in a non fear-based way. Since so much of why we don't do something is because we fear we would fail, by taking that option off the table we can potentially identify where our energy would naturally want to orient. However, I recently came across a different perspective on this, a different question.

What if, instead of asking, what would I do if I knew I wouldn't fail, you asked, what would I do if I knew I would fail? What would I do if I knew I? Would fail? Interesting reframe. Right. What I like about this is that it's asking you to assess what is so important to you that even if you knew you wouldn't accomplish it, any effort in its direction would be a worthwhile endeavor. For me, this takes me deeper into my heart, my soul. It's less about what I could accomplish and more about what I'm called to put my energy toward in this life or at this point in my life.

I'm not saying it will necessarily resonate with you, but it's worth asking to see. What would I do if I knew I would fail? Thank you for your practice. Let's settle in for today's meditation.

Cory Muscara

4.7

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