This morning, on the way to work, I overhead on the radio a quote from Michael Jordan on failure:
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
If only I can learn from my mistakes as well as he did. Still, hearing this does de-stress me somewhat, and makes me want to try those things I was afraid of doing... *g*