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Adversity Is A Necessary Part of Life

I’ve had a comfortable life.

Accidental Adversity

“You have power over your mind — not outside events. Realise this, and you will find strength.” — Marcus Aurelius

No matter where you live, whether you live in poverty or wealth, life is difficult. The difficulties may be polar opposites, but they are difficult nonetheless.

Life is Difficult

“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” — Marcus Aurelius

In my current job, there is one co-worker who cannot deal with any form of difficulty.

It was the Best of Times, It was the Worst of Times

“Adversity has the effect of drawing out strength and qualities of a man that would have lain dormant in its absence.” — Herdotus

In sports, it’s often said you learn more from your defeats than you do your victories.

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