If you’re unhappy with your existence, it’s because you’ve stopped pushing yourself to new heights. To rise to your true potential, you have to be pushed. If that push doesn’t come from within you, it will come from outside you, and most of the time it comes when you’re not mentally ready. It’s not fair. But life is not fair. Life’s not going to wait for you to make up your mind. It’s not going to ease up so you can catch your breath and get ready for the next hardship. Instead, life is going to hit you hard. The only way to thrive in life is by taking the hits, bouncing back, and hitting back harder. Instead of crumbling like a cheap flowerpot in the rain, you’re going to have to bounce back and be resilient. Here’s how.