Posted by Mindy

Learn from your mistakes –

Learn from your mistakes–don’t be too hard on yourself. If you make a mistake, if you mess up in a concert, it’s not the end of the world. It’s like dropping the touchdown pass in the championship. Everybody’s looking at you, all your friends, your mama and daddy are up in the stands, and — uh! You come back to the bench and the whole team is disappointed.  Don’t feel that bad. It’s not the end of the world. You learn from your mistakes. You make a mistake, and you just incorporate it into your experience and keep going.
Sports teams look at films of their games for hours to see what they’ve done wrong. People are not machines. It is important to continue with style, not just continue.
Wynton Marsalis, from “Marsalis on Music” p. 131