Rules For Riley; Rule 4: Be Bad at Something New

These rules are meant to be bite-sized life lessons that lay a foundation to learn from. They are designed to help cultivate strength, insight, and wisdom as a part of your life. These rules are not definitive and should be used as thought-provoking exercises. These rules are not written in any particular order.

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Rule 4: Be Bad at Something New

You will want to feel competent, confident, and proud of the things you do. But you never start there; there is always a journey. Your first steps will be wobbly and eventually you will learn to run. You’ll struggle with the alphabet before you can read a novel. Never let being bad at something stop you from starting. How can you ever get better if you don’t have a place to begin? Before you can be good at anything you have to be bad at something new.