You Can’t Win ‘Em All, But Don’t Be A Sore Loser: 7 Ways To Deal With Losing

Okay, so who tuned in to the Golden Globes last night? Yeah, I know it can get pretty long, but it’s always kind of fun to watch all those excited celebs be celebrated for their art. Even though I really have no intention to be an actress, I’d be lying if I said I’d never thought about what it would be like to hear your name called and run up on stage to win a shiny award. Pretty cool, right?

In fantasizing about that, I never think about the fact there would be a 4 in 5 chance that my name wouldn’t get called. Well, I probably won’t ever be up for a Golden Globe, but in my real life, there have been plenty of times where I’ve been really excited about the possibility of receiving some kind of recognition – whether it was an award at school or a really big game – and it didn’t work out in my favor.

Losing is tough no matter what the context, but remember how we were just talking about how awesome winning would be? Well, you don’t want to be the sore loser who dampens that winning person’s moment. I mean, would you want someone doing that to you? Here are seven tips to help you get through the tough situation of losing:

How do you handle a disappointing loss? Have you ever been called out on being a sore loser? Has a sore loser ever ruined a winning moment for you? Tell me in the comments!


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