Adversity

Using music to help you get through hard times

“Music has charms to soothe a savage breast.” It was true in William Cosgrove’s 1697 play, The Mourning Bride, and it’s true today. Listening to music can be a balm to soothe your soul. It can elicit joy, breed sorrow, and create serenity, all in the same piece. It’s a universal language; every culture has […]

How to get through hard times

You’ve probably heard the old saying, “tough times don’t last; tough people do.” If you’re anything like me, you probably want to slap the shit out of anyone who says it to you when you’re going through a tough time. Since I prefer to stay out of prison, here are some things I do instead […]

26 awesome quotes (plus a great poem) about coping with adversity

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s […]

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