Your Wellbeing Is Dependent on Your Ability to Not Take Offence

How to choose resilience over fragility, and why it’s so important for happiness.

The idea that everyone has a right not to be offended has risen to prominence in recent years but does it serve our wellbeing? The knee-jerk reaction to this question may be to fight back, to perceive it as an excuse to let offensive behavior slide and betray victims. But in an attempt to rid the world of all possible offenses, we risk cultivating a damaging intolerance for difference. And…