We’ve heard the story of the hungry fox trying to reach for the grapes.
After numerous failed attempts, the fox exclaims that the grapes our sour.
Aesop taps into what human beings have been fighting against for thousands of years:
Our internal narrative.
The story we tell ourselves when we are passed on a job (I didn’t really want it anyway) or when the underdog beats us (It’s just a game).
The grapes are not sour, we are.
We can’t forget that failure is our greatest teacher.
Just because we can’t obtain something, doesn’t mean we have to look through the lens of discouragement.