Trying something new and it not working out right away is expected. If it does work out, then chances are it was out of luck rather than aptitude.
But beating yourself up when things do not go the way you want, really defeats the purpose of trying in the first place.
Most of us don’t get into many physical fights in order to get hurt. We can end up doing that all ourselves.
I don’t know what is worse. A bruise on the face or another internal whack on one’s self-esteem.
Actually, I tell a lie. I do know which is worse.