The Torah attitude toward life is that we should utilize every experience as a tool for elevation. Even when someone acts toward us in a condescending manner, we can view the situation in a positive manner and grow from the experience.
Accepting that you create your emotional pain gives you the motivation to overcome it by changing your attitude toward your situation.
(Madraigas Haadam: ubacharta b'chayim, ch.8; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.238)
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