Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Okay, That Sounds Valid

I'm not usually one with the sports metaphors, but I was reading a post called "On the value of mythologizing yourself" on the Psychology Today blog and I came across a very interesting idea. In explaining "the best defense is a good offense," Tad Waddington says the following:

When you are on the attack (seeking to win), a failure is nothing but one less victory, but when you are playing defense, a failure is defeat.


I think I might try thinking that way. I wonder if it will change anything.

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