TED Talk Tuesday

When was the lasted time you failed?

How did you feel? How did you cope?

We all make mistakes, fail, or face rejection at different times in our lives…

We are devastated and uncertain of our next step.

What will we do next? 

How will we recover and move forward?

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of ‘Eat, Pray, Love,’ faced seemingly endless rejection during her early days as an “unpublished diner waitress.” Despite her later success of ‘Eat, Pray, Love,’ she identified with her former self. In her 2014 TED Talk, Success, Failure, and the Drive to Keep Creating, she reflects on why success can be as troubling as failure. She offers a simple way to move forward and keeping creating.

For more insights from Elizabeth Gilbert, check out her book, The Signature of All Things. Available on Amazon.


About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering people of all ages (young "kiddos" to the active aging "baby boomers") about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, group exercise instructor, and rehabilitation aide—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, and corporate wellness program facilitation.
This entry was posted in Appreciation, Attitude, Fear, Gratitude, Inspiration, Positive Thinking, Self-Love, TEDTalks and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.