The process is protection. Going through adversity teaches us who we are by forcing us to make choices that reveal and/or build our character. So many of us pine for a higher level personal success without actually knowing if we can handle what we’re asking for. Embrace the opportunity to learn yourself and prepare for your upcoming success . The secret of adversity is that it is training you for the life you are working towards, but it only works if you take away the lesson and knowledge of self to apply it .