I guess I'm seeing things from a different angle, especially this year. There are so many big things that we cannot control - the pandemic of course, the economy, politics - that it feels empowering to focus on the things that I can impact for the better. And yes, failure sucks, but it's almost like all the bad stuff is extra motivation.
We all have to do what's emotionally healthy for us and to each their own, of course. Just expressing a different point of view.