by Jocelyn Paige Kelly

Moments of Discovery

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What are your feelings about making mistakes?

If you’re like a lot of people, it probably terrifies you. But, did you know that mistakes are often the groundwork of great discoveries?

Take for instance an 11 year-old boy by the name of Frank Epperson. One cold night he left his stir stick in a glass of fruit water outside. He awoke the next morning to find his stir stick stuck inside the fruit water, frozen. A mistake. That mistake led to the accidental discovery of the popsicle. Years later and after a lot of refining, Frank's mistake made him a successful business.

So what happens when you fear making mistakes?

You become frozen. But, unlike Frank Epperson’s fruitful mistake, being frozen isn’t in your best interest.

How do you move out of a fear state and into a state of awe and wonder? 

Here are a few ways:

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