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Lessons from a blind man that used a transformational coping stratergy

Paraphrased from Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Paolo, who is now thirty went blind six years ago. He list four positive outcomes; Although I realise and accept my limitations, I am going to keep attempting to overcome them I have decided to always try changing those situations I don’t like I am very careful not to repeat any of the mistakes I make Now I have no illusions, but I try to be tolerant of myself so I can be tolerant of others This perfectly illustrates that Paolo has chosen a transformational coping strategy as opposed to a regressive coping strategy. A regressive coping...

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