Optimists can make exceptionally good role models. They are upbeat, chirpy and often great fun to be around. They are typically inspiring, especially if they are great orators or can communicate their optimism for life to others.
How do you talk to yourself when faced with failure or when things go wrong? Watch this weight lifter and how he copes with the competition.
The Universe and our universal experiences have embedded the notion that failure is unacceptable. We have been conditioned to believe that losing is a sign that you are not good enough, incompetent and that you are doomed to be in such a state for the long haul.
This video is a celebration of failure which really is about the fundamental lessons we learn to build our capacities to be stronger, wiser, more resilient to face an increasingly challenging world. What if we could not accept failure as a necessary event in our lives? Remember it will keep happening whether we like it or not.