Yes - while it may not feel like it at the time, living through difficulty/challenge can bring huge growth to an individual. You develop coping strategies, survival skills, wisdom, even empathy. Conversely, if you a live a life that doesn't offer you challenges, you will have little incentive to grow or change.

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Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .

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Andy Spears

Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .