If there is one guarantee in life (besides death and taxes) it's that hard times will hit us all sooner or later, and most likely, more than a few times over the span of your lifetime. If we learn to view these difficult days for what they are-changes- than it is easier to make the right mental adjustments to not only cope, but to grow. These times are all part of this journey we call life and are golden opportunities for you to grow and become stronger.
So when you get blind-sided by life, take advantage of the difficult times to become stronger and better. You do that by seeking solutions in books, friends and family. You do that by understanding that you attract most situations by your thoughts and actions. Therefore, stay positive and focus on solutions.