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How many despites do you have in your life? Despite being treated unfairly…. Despite not being listened to… Despite being blamed…. Despite feeling bad… Despite making mistakes…… Despite these and a thousand things you still function…. you still act according to the kind of person you think you are or want to become…. you connect with others….. you are still kind…. you continue to learn and build skills and capability…. you still can find joy and satisfaction….. you still find hope.

Do your despites define you? Are you resilient in the face of bad things that would have you believe there are only bad things?

Resiliency is always a comparative. Resilient enough to…… It is never an absolute quantity. It is always defined by the context. In a sense we are all camels but the straw that breaks my back may well not that which breaks yours. All of us…

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