Turning Adversities into Blessings

By design, our lives aren’t carved out to be one long stretch of bliss. At some point, we get to taste the bitter side of life—we experience misfortunes, heartbreaks, failure. We make mistakes; we suffer the loss of loved ones. This is a given. What is not a given is the way we interpret these occurrences and respond to them. Do we act like the whole world has crumbled down on us, waggle in self-pity, apportion blames and traumatize ourselves? Or do we try to get past these inclinations by finding the higher purpose behind these adversities and making...

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