When you encounter failure, learn to control the factors that you can. This will help you to overcome and develop a plan of action. Always control your attitude and appearance. Having poise can allow you to slow down and regulate your next action. This will lead to controlling your perspective. How you view the situation will allow you to give your best effort and energy. Breathing exercises will help you to remain calm. You must be able to control yourself before you can control your performance. Keep in mind that you have no control over the past. Awareness and presence will keep you in the moment.