Best Way to Bounce Back From a Mistake | Inc.com.  This is great short article by Jessica Stillman on how to bounce back from a mistake.

Jessica Stillman

Researchers report that self-compassion helped people:

  • see the possibilities for change
  • increase the motivation for change
  • take steps towards making a change
  • compare themselves with those doing better to help motivate t their change

Instead of being self-critical and judgmental towards oneself, one should be sympathetic and forgiving.  See also The Surprising Motivational Power of Self-Compasion  Self compassion works better than trying to boost your self esteem or distracting yourself.

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