How To Turn Difficult Times into Opportunities for Personal Growth

Lessons from experts on how to be resilient and bounce back from the challenges life throws at you

Anangsha Alammyan
Ascent Publication


Adversity is the crucible that tests your will. And the worst part is: you cannot escape adversity, no matter how hard you try. Sooner or later, all of us have to face difficult moments.

Your budding business might fail, the book you’re working on might not resonate with the audience, your marriage might fizzle off, or you might be thrown out of that cushy, comfortable job you’re in right now.

You can’t change your destiny. But you can change the way you react to it.

Proper training of the mind, body, and spirit can help you achieve resilience and better equip you to confront life’s ups and downs.

Learning to Be Antifragile

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I was going through a phase of significant change on the personal front when I came across this brilliant book Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. In it, the author discusses the concept of resilience as the…