I’ve had a thought on my mind the previous days that I couldn’t shake off. So I knew I had to write an article about it.
The idea is simple: For most of the external constraints on my studies and career, I chose to see the bright side and make the most of them, to turn them into opportunities. It’s easy to feel stuck and spend our days complaining about our unlucky state. But it’s almost always possible to turn our seemingly sour lemons into tasty lemon cakes.
The best way for me to show you what I mean is to share 4 examples from my life, in chronological order.