Why Do the Temperamentally Blessed Sail Through Life’s Storms?

Just one in five people will be lucky enough to avoid mental health problems throughout their life. How do they do it?

Aeon Magazine
Apr 23, 2018 · 11 min read
Photo: silverkblack/Getty Images

By Elizabeth Svoboda

I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know that I was vulnerable. From childhood on, I felt stress as acutely as a…

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