Self Destruction in Steps

Step 1

Succeed exceedingly at failing

Step 2

Convince self of sanity and worth

Step 3

Posit con-fidence at low points

Step 4

Rehearse “I’m fine’ mantra, you will need it

Step 5

Fail again, falling up this time. It’s not you, it’s them

Step 6

Blame others or the weather or Donald Trump or your cat

Step 7

Step out into the world, the proof slung across your back

Step 8

It is not you, it is them

Step 9

Do not cry or feel sorry for yourself

Step 10

Make a net of your hands. You are all you need, and this will come in handy later

Step 11

Now it’s time to jump. Trust your instincts, this is the right thing to do

Step 12

Failing—Falling is easy, see?

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