They tend to embrace challenges. They see it as part of the process of learning. They work through it, and when they reach the other side, they have learnt a new skill, had a new experience and are stronger for it. They continually look at ways to expand their comfort zone and know the feeling that they will experience during the process. This is OK with them as they are willing to handle this physical, emotional and mental challenge.
External obstacles are expected. They are not surprises when they arrive and can be responded to in a calm, controlled manner. They aren’t influenced by how they look to others and they understand that failure is an opportunity to learn, so when they fail, they win.
They see this as not useless, a waste of time, energy and life, but rather as a part of the cycle to grow and learn - most thrive on it.
They see this as form of help, someone is taking an interest in them and feel they are receiving help and advice on how they can do something better. They see this as someone investing in them and sharing their wisdom for their greater good. There are no strings attached and they know it isn’t personal. It is kind, helpful it’s ‘Growth Food’!
Success is seen as an inspiration of what can be achieved, you are happy, elated for others when they succeed, breakthrough their personal barriers. They are driven to learn and grow as a person as a result of seeing someone succeed and do well.