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Reasons to be grateful for life's challenges

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Geoff-Allen, Nov 14, 2019.

  1. Geoff-Allen

    Geoff-Allen Resident megalomaniac

    Sep 9, 2014
    Hope you're all well!

    Wasn't sure just-where-to-post-this ...

    I certainly do struggle at times to perceive "problems" as merely challenges - 36 years of living with paranoid schizophrenia is enough to test anyone's patience! :)

    I have mellowed with age and now try to do what this page suggests - isn't always easy - I am a work-in-progress ...

    Anyways, here is a small taste -

    Let’s be clear. Challenges in and of themselves do nothing. But they create circumstances where growth can occur in ways it can’t while sailing in smoother waters.

    In such moments, when we choose to rise to the occasion, we become stronger, more determined, better in so many small and large ways. We become more deeply committed to a life of purpose and meaning and personal decency as we come to feel a broader connection to the shared experience of humanity.

    The full article can be viewed here -

    11 Reasons to be Grateful for Life’s Trials, Challenges and Difficulties

    Wishing you all the best!