…these were talented people who for whatever reason were forced to become accustomed to failure early on in their lives. This comfort with failure allowed them to take more calculated risks and see opportunities where others weren’t looking later on

I like a lot about this wonderfully written post from Mark Manson, especially the section about failure. It’s an unpopular opinion at the moment but I think failure is a good thing, if only to teach you how to deal with it when it happens