Life is not always easy and most people go through difficulties at least once in their lifetime. However, some people eventually realize as the years pass, that things happens for a reason. Distance, time and reflection are some of the factors that play an important part of coming to terms with events of the past. Have you ever experienced a difficult break-up? Lost someone you thought would be a part of your life forever? After episodes like this, it is natural for a person to feel immediately scorn and resentful but what they will realize in time is that those experiences often bring along positive side-effects. Perhaps you met a better person afterwards? Perhaps because of the situation you moved to another place and found your dream job? There is no predictable pattern of ‘fate’ but we know that many people have won after losing.
According to the Spanish psychologist Begoña Odriozola, the following advice can help you overcome the problem and move on: