Life is absolutely what you make of it based on your perception. You can have the most challenging life, but if you choose to look at the lessons from those experiences, you will see the benefit and why you went through them. And the sooner that you learn what lessons were at play, the quicker you can move on from them and move forward with your life. There is so much we can learn from even the most challenging experiences such as how to forgive people, how to love, be humble, be compassionate, more patient, become more understanding, etc.
Sometimes we're here to help other people go through their life lessons, so you will play an important role in other people's lives as well, because you are strong enough to go through them. I have to say that again... Because you are strong enough to go through them. Believe that. There are people that'll go through experiences, such as abuse, and when I see this happen, I know that it's for a couple of reasons. One, is to help the abuser through the lessons that they need to learn, and two, so that we have the tools needed to help other people who have also gone through abuse or trauma, because when you think about it, without having that experience in your life you wouldn't be able to help other people going through what you did, or have the empathy and compassion needed to be there for someone when they need a shoulder, and that provides healing for both you and the other person. We're all here to help and heal others, so this is what we do every day, somet