Getting through it, even when it's hard

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My Perfect Failure

Today I’m joined by Paul Padmore of My Perfect Failure. We’re talking failure: what it does to our minds, how it shapes our perception and behavior, and ultimately how to channel it for good.

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Owning your personal power is about relinquishing those things that suck your energy away that you ultimately have no control over. Owning your personal power is also about putting your effort where it will matter, instead of assuming you’re powerless to change a situation. This is the essence of the serenity prayer: help me find the balance between what I can and cannot change.


Pressure makes diamonds! We were not put on this earth to avoid storms, we were put here to become skilled sailors. When we’re under intense pressure it can feel like a burden or like something we don’t need in our life. God sits back and says yes, you need this. Being under pressure from time to time molds us into the diamonds we are.


The healing of the world depends on great harmony and cooperation. The success of any species depends on its ability to cooperate across large groups. So far, humans have been able to use language and social structure to cooperate and make amazing technologies. It seems we have very little harmony within our politics, environment, and interpersonal relationships. The lack of harmony and cooperation is what’s needed to heal the world and it starts with you. How can you cooperate today?