Link: The Personification of the Need to Fail

Stuck in the Middle with Bruce is one of those things that I read and thought, “Meh”, but then kept thinking and thinking about and finding places in my day-to-day where the message applied really well.

Sometimes the fear of being disappointed–of having the rug pulled from under you–and the desire to look or feel like you know what you’re doing, makes you more pessimistic. Which is a bad thing. Personifying that instinctive pessimistic response can be a nice way t combat it.