The Importance of Resilience

Today I visited a new church with my little sister. It was in a private high school they rented space from, a very swanky building with lots of wood and large windows and high ceilings. It was wonderful. We were in a small auditorium, and unfortunately it had a sloped seating area, like most do. It sloped forwards towards the stage, and we were standing for about the first 20 minutes.

Naturally, anxious thoughts flooded my mind. I’m hyper-aware of how my body feels because I mean, my job is to be aware of how other peoples’ bodies feel. It’s a blessing and a curse, not that I’m…

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Jen Xu

Jen Xu

Athletic trainer, coffee lover, looking for a hobby I don’t have time for. I write about fitness, mental health, being Asian-American, and personal growth.