Do Setbacks Make You Stronger?
The Hidden Side of Happiness
by Katheleen McGowan
McGowan points out that people love to hear stories of other people about how they became stronger individuals because of enduring hard times.
McGowan says that people have an innate capacity to do well under difficult cicumstances.
She says that people who have suffered the most could maybe have the most information about their fulfilling journey to find a good life.
This good life is a combination of deep satisfaction and a caring connection to others through empathy.
Laura king, a psychologist at the University of Missouri in Columbia says that sometimes only difficult situations can help us to become creative, wise, caring and generous. She says that sometimes growing hurts.
What do you think?