The greatest teacher in the world is known as: "Trial and error." This has given more people more wisdom than any other teacher possibly could. "There is no greater wise person than someone with experience."
What does it mean to have experience? It means that one has learned from trial and error. If everyone would get it right the first time, experience would not be needed.
Having the courage to try -- even though you might make a mistake -- enables you to learn from trial and error. This is a valuable reframe.
Instead of becoming overly frustrated or discouraged when you make a mistake, realize that you are now becoming wiser.
(Rabbi Simcha Zissel of Kelm, From Rabbi Pliskin's book, "Courage")
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