字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 How to get rid of the fear of failure? Get comfortable with making mistakes! And today we have a little game for you guys. We have put five mistakes in the video. Can you spot them all? When we know how to do something right, we feel good. We are in the safety of our comfort zone where everything is familiar. Making a mistake is often, yet falsely, viewed as a sign of incompetence, of not being good enough. Your ability to learn from your mistakes is all about your mindset, your beliefs about learning and intelligence. And do you know what your brain thinks about making mistakes? When a mistake is made, synapses in your brain fire. These are electrical signals that move between parts of the brain when you are learning something new. Times when we are challenged are actually the best for brain growth. Your environment also plays a crucial role in how we perceive the making of mistakes. A study conducted at a school suggests what most of you might already be thinking. The psychologists compared the environment of mistake-friendly and mistake-unfriendly classrooms. What they found is that in the mistake-friendly classrooms, students increased their effort put in their work. The fear of being wrong can be paralyzing. As you can see, when you create an environment where mistakes are a natural part of life, you actually increase your chances of success. So, we shouldn't be afraid of making mistakes. Not only that, sometimes we should plainly consider where we could be wrong. You see, on the other side of fear of failure, we have overconfidence. When we are overly confident, we don't put as much effort into learning anymore. Since… well, you know it all already, right? And whether it is fear of failure or overconfidence, none of these two mindsets will help you learn or achieve success. Creating an environment where failure, errors, and mistakes are seen as a natural part of learning is crucial. So, how exactly can we do that? It all starts with you, more specifically, your self-talk. What do you say to yourself after you've made a mistake? Do you say: I am so stupid! Or do you say: I made a stupid mistake. Let's take a look at the differences between these two statements. The first one is tearing down your self-confidence and attacking your personal identity as a smart and capable person. If you are stupid, you can't be smart, right? What the second statement does is admitting to the mistake. Once again, it's perfectly human to make mistakes. Perfection is not only subjective but also highly overrated. The ability to learn without fearing judgement from anyone else or even yourself is what will make you into a smarter and more capable person. Of course, this isn't about not trying hard enough in the first place or seeking to make as many mistakes as possible. But try giving yourself the privilege of making a mistake from time to time and see what you might discover. So, did you guys manage to find the five mistakes? Let us know in the comments below! Don't forget to subscribe to Iconique for even more psychology insights, and we'll see you next time. Have an amazing day! Bye! Get comfortable with making mistakes! And todays we have a... lit... todays... Ah well, I guess mistakes are basically life's bloopers.