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This has been one of my major weaknesses when I was younger. Whenever I make a mistake, I berate myself so much that I end up severely discouraged. Don’t make that same mistake, son. Nobody is perfect. And the last time I checked, your name is not Nobody! Yeah, I know. Your father is corny. Seriously though, always be aware that you can’t always get things right the first time. But don’t make that an excuse to be sloppy with your work either. Always strive to excel, but if you fail to achieve your target, find out as soon as possible why you failed, learn from it, then move on.

By the way, your mother might tell you that there are still times when I’m too hard on myself. She’s right. But that’s one of the benefits of having a family: there’s always someone to remind you when you’re being too hard on yourself.


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