The 21st century offers many challenges to every one of us. As more firms go global, as more economies interconnect, and as the Web blasts away boundaries to communication, we….
What types of coping mechanisms do you think this person uses to deal with adversities?
George Vaillant suggests that his longitudinal research indicates that humans have “elegant unconscious coping mechanisms that make lemonade out of lemons.” Think of a late-life adult you know who has made or is making lemonade out of lemons. What challenges has this person faced in earlier life or in late adulthood? What is it about this late-life adult that makes you think of her or him as making lemonade out of lemons? What types of coping mechanisms do you think this person uses to deal with adversities?