A problem is any unpleasant situation which prevents people from achieving the intended goal.
Having good problem solving skills can present health benefits to those that possess them. Can you imagine the reduction in stress level to have a problem present itself in your life and then looking at the problem through a lens that allows you to see an end?
Everybody can benefit from having good problem solving skills. Problems are encountered on a daily basis some more complex than others. These skills are highly sought after by employers, co-workers, friends, relational partners and neighbors.
A lot of the work in problem solving involves understanding what the underlying issues really are - not the symptoms.
This skills is like all other skills best sharpened within a couple steps: 1. getting a handle on strong foundational work then or understanding then, 2. practice using the skill. It sounds simple but it takes work to get to a level of confidence and know-how that where most are comfortable.