As students—as human beings—we tend to be afraid to fail. We feel like failing is the end of the world and we cannot afford to do so. Every class needs to be aced. Every assignment needs to be done perfectly. Every little thing we do has to go according to what is expected of us. This means there is no room for failure, so we tend to push ourselves harder every day in order to succeed. But, why is failure such a bad thing? Why are we so scared to fail a class, an assignment, or any sort of activity we face?