Step I I analysed the situation fearlessly and honestly and figured out what was the worst that could possibly happen as a result of this failure
Step II After figuring out what was the worst that could possibly happen, I reconciled myself to accepting it, if necessary
Step III From that time on, I calmly devoted my time and energy to trying to improve upon the worst which I had already accepted mentally One of the worst features about worrying is that it destroys our ability to concentrate. When we worry, our minds jump here and there and everywhere, and we lose all power of decision Be willing to have it so because acceptance of what has happened is the first step in overcoming the consequences of any misfortune
True peace of mind comes from accepting the worst. Psychologically, I think, it means a release of energy When we have accepted the worst, we have nothing more to lose. And that automatically means-we have everything to gain! Calmness of mind gives us a new burst of energy Ask yourself,' 'What is the worst that can possibly happen?' Prepare to accept it if you have to: Then calmly proceed to improve on the worst .