Overcoming fear of failure

The following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): Whenever I want to do something new, I am always afraid that I might fail. So, I keep a backup plan for myself, that in case I fail, I will do this another thing. And I don’t know if this is the right way of thinking or approaching a new thing.

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Author and Vedanta Teacher | acharyaprashant.org

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