In the traditional Japanese art of kintsugi, artisans fill the cracks in broken pottery with gold or silver, transforming damaged pieces into something more beautiful than they were when new. Post-traumatic growth is like kintsugi for the heart.
The theory of post-traumatic growth suggests that people can emerge from trauma or adversity having achieved positive personal growth. It’s a comforting idea in the best of times. But it holds particular appeal as we live through a pandemic that’s upending lives for people around the globe.
In this video, world renowned beauty mentor Elle Wilson talks to TrueBrow™ certified salon owner Nguyet McFetridge about how the pandemic transformed her by challenging her core beliefs and causing them to become different than they were before.