This video demonstrates that it’s okay to fail
We’re doing Workout Wednesday a little differently in light of our December theme: Spreading Positivity. PumpUp member @jenac demonstrates that it is okay to fall and fail in this video. “Yes, you may laugh. I don’t mind,” she shrugged. “After completely falling on my [butt], I laughed too.”
Many times we do fall. Both videos and pictures may seem perfect when the final version is edited, polished, and published. In reality, it takes a few tries before anybody can achieve the ‘perfect form’ or take the ‘perfect picture’. “I’m human, I can only try my best and HOPE that I don’t fall flat on my face. But if I do fall, I’m never worried. It’s all a part of learning,” said Jen.
It’s natural to feel discouraged when our first attempt at anything fails to meet our expectations. “That’s when you need to take a step back and look how far you’ve come,” explains Jen. “I did fall after this video, but I continued and beat my personal record by adding another plastic frame! Push yourself and strive for greatness. You already have it in you.”
Spread positivity all December long with PumpUp by using the hashtag #SpreadPositivity