Talking about failing

Failing can feel really hard - whether it's a lower than expected ATAR or not getting into the soccer team. These young people have found that talking about it can help.

Read the transcript.

Eventually I found the courage to speak to Dad, and I found it really, really helpful.

Why talking about failing helps

  • When you fail, you can feel disappointed and worthless.

  • Young people have found it very helpful to talk to other people about failing.

  • Talking to others about failure can be nerve-wracking, but you might find that they are more understanding than you think.

What can I do now?

  • Do something nice for yourself and check out our self-care collection.