MIT students discuss how stepping back and looking at their situations objectively helped them to put their struggles in a broader context and realize that it’s going to be okay.
Gerardo: Noting Positive Moments
Gerardo describes his habit of reflecting on accomplishments and positive moments at the end of each week.
Daniel: Seeing the Silver Lining
Daniel describes how setbacks can turn out to be positive opportunities.
Melissa: Overcoming Decision Paralysis
Melissa shares a perspective shift that helped her to overcome decision paralysis when choosing a major.
Samir: Keeping Things in Perspective
Samir describes how he took some of the pressure off of big decisions by recognizing that all paths lead to good outcomes.