There are people who experience unimaginable trauma and come out the other side with their heads high.
Then there are those who are utterly disabled by comparatively little.
Sure it’s to do with genes and personality, but it is primarily a choice. If you are not okay, know that there is always someone, somewhere who is okay but has less reason to be. Someone who simply decided to not lie down, be average or produce mediocre work. Who instead *chose* to be okay in spite of, not because of their circumstances. You are also free to choose to be better than just okay. Choose “remarkable”. Why the hell not?