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How My Schizophrenia Diagnosis Taught Me to Embrace Adversity

Adversity is something we’re guaranteed to encounter periodically, and there’s no getting around that. We’re all prone to encountering various challenges, stresses and frustrations. I learned these lessons after the shock and awe of my schizophrenia diagnosis and its initial impact — or rather, disturbance — in my life.

As tempting as it can be to run away at the first sign of adversity, it’s better to get into the habit of tackling it head-on. For many reasons, but above all, for your personal growth and development. Just because you may panic initially at the first sign of adversity doesn’t mean you’re obligated to react that way. You have the power to choose to see adversity as a challenge and as an opportunity for growth rather than as

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