Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better

Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better

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When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chödrön promised that she'd speak at the commencement ceremony. Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better contains the wisdom shared on that day. "What do we do when life doesn't go the way we hoped?" begins Pema "We say, 'I'm a failure." But what if failing wasn't just "okay," but the most direct way to becoming a more complete, loving, and fulfilled human being? Through the insights of her own teachers and life journey, Pema Chödrön offers us her heartfelt advice on how to face the unknown--in ourselves and in the world--and how our missteps can open our eyes to see new possibilities and purpose. For Pema's millions of readers, prospective graduates, or anyone at a life crossroads, this gem of clarity and reassurance is sure to find a welcome place in many a kitchen, office, and backpack.
Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781622035311
Branch Call Number: 294.34 C54fa1
Characteristics: xv, 133 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm


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Apr 11, 2019

Succinct and powerful.

Jul 01, 2017

Powerful and impactful read especially for those in a tough spot in their lives whether that be divorce or just figuring out where to go next. I agree with another commentor that the interview helps really break down Pema's message in to a more full understanding.

LPL_IlkaI Mar 24, 2017

Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better: Wise Advice for Leaning into the Unknown by Pema Chödrön is an amazing book about coping with different types of failures, how to not lose your self worth in the process, and facilitate healing. Her commencement speech contains good advice, yet the gem of this book is the interview at the end where this information lies.

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