Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.
Do you always think of what people say about you? Does it affect your daily basis and break down your motivation and inspiration? Always try to avoid negative people, they feed on your reaction and if they see you being affected by what they say or do, they’ll keep doing it. If paralympians had their minds posted to the bad comments people give, they would’ve never reached success.
The reason why I chose the Paralympics instead of the Olympics as inspiration, is the fact that paralympians are disabled and they need to work so much harder to gain a certain goal. Their disability can easily break their will to keep on working towards these goals as well as their mindset and motivation.
Being disabled keeps you humble because you know what it feels like to have nothing, to lose something very important like their legs etc. or to work twice as hard as people with no disability. It’s like a little voice that whispers to them “maybe” when it seems like the whole world is shouting “no”. Paralympians never know how strong they are, until being strong is the only choice they have. That is why they are an inspiration to so many people. They teach you that discipline is the distance between reality and your dreams and you need to appreciate the little things in life because one day you’re going to look back and realize that it was the big things.
People tend to be more inspired by disabled people because even though they have lost something they still work hard to gain something to replace what they’ve lost. They know, when you truly want success, you’ll never give up on it. No matter how bad the situation may get. Of course what they do are challenging but challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. They would also tell you that they never underestimate their strength and never overestimate their weaknesses and that’s why most of them are