Seize the Offensive

The best men are not those who have waited for chances but who have taken them; besieged chance conquered the chance, and made chance the servitor.” — E. H. Chapin

It is in our nature to avoid obstacles and difficult situations, but they can afford us great opportunities. Politics very often use crisis, catastrophes, and problematic moments to make big moves or pass reforms that normally would be postponed indefinitely. We can apply this to our lives too. For example, instead of being depressed after breaking off a relationship, you can travel unencumbered, or go dancing classes, or go to any class to learn something new. A negative moment can become a catalyst. Use it to deploy what you had planned for a long time.

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