This is such a wonderful thing to remember when you are in the midst of craziness. Sometimes even the most positive of individuals can find it hard to find a silver lining. We have all been there! The idea that hardship makes us better has given me strength to push through the challenges and grow because of them. Without those hardships, the lessons would not have been learned. I’ve also been told that an individual’s character is truly shown when they are experiencing a challenge – so, what do you want people to know about you? What are the qualities of your character that you want to exhibit when everything has been turned upside down? What kind of sailor do you want to be?