If you asked me this question a couple of years ago, I would look at you sideways and maybe even attempt to give you the backhand smack.
There is no situation where being injured can be good for you!
Right? Or is there?
Before I move on, I encourage you to read Switch: How To Change Things When Change Is Hard (Chip and Dan Heath) which is a book that got me thinking and looking at things differently. I t allowed me to look at some negative situations from a positive outlook, being able to see what good can come out of it. Powerful stuff!
First off, I suck at being injured! I can be sour a lot of the time and not that nice to be around. I’m a hyper person, so taking away my ability to do what I want when I want to (a.k.a. restrictions) made me anxious and irritable.
I used to be that way anyway. This time around it has been different. (more…)