In my last column, I talked about resilience and how adopting The Little Engine That Could outlook makes life happier. But is resilience overplayed? Has it become a prosaic term, distorting even obfuscating more significant concerns? Do we race to be resilient without honoring what hurts or upsets us? The essayist Parul Sehgal ponders these questions in her article “The Emptiness of Resilience” in The New York Times.
Gratitude for Resilience, Reconsidered