Mistakes Are There To Be Learned From

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Yesterday I saw a picture on Instagram that was talking about mistakes. At the bottom of the picture was a challenge. That challenge (or task) was to share a mistake that we’ve made and how we could learn from it.

I decided that I would share it in a blog post as I feel that it would be beneficial for everyone.

Personally I admit that I have made many mistakes. If I didn’t, that would mean that I was perfect and that I have everything in the world figured out.

One of the mistakes that I have made happened January last year when I went to Prague. I didn’t check how much it would cost for me to use an ATM machine or use my Debit card in stores which racked me up quite a nice bill when I got back to the UK.

I was upset about it for months and became very scared about using my card anywhere or even spending money.

I guess this is an easy mistake to make when you’re new to travelling by yourself, but I have learned from this mistake. It has helped me keep an eye on my spending habits and has also better prepared me for when I leave the country again. I know that I need to take out cash before hand so that when I land in the country I’m travelling too, I will have a set amount of spending money that I can easily monitor without getting into debt.

My mistake can help anyone reading this who is considering travelling to remember to check these things out.

Now, I want to present you with the same challenge. What’s one mistake that you’ve made and how can you learn from it so that you can avoid falling into a pattern?

I hope that this helps and that you don’t frown upon some of the silly things done in life, but you realise that it can help you to become better.

From Nadine

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