Like a lot of people who hunger for a winning attitude, I read about the power of a winning attitude and I read and I read. Did that help me understand why I wanted a winning attitude? Yes! Did all that reading give me a winning attitude? No! Why not? Winners Don’t Quit Association12515 NE […]
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Disabilities, negative circumstances or almost anything that causes negative Attitudes can keep us from dancing. Sometimes the circumstances following a disabling event seem so completely unacceptable that a positive Attitude is absolutely crucial. It’s all about perspective. How people see themselves makes all the difference. Do they see themselves as a victim or a survivor?
The doctors say I’ll never walk without a cane, but I have to walk without a cane. It’s not just about proving them wrong. I’m only thinking about how bad I want to walk. I hold my cane off the ground, determined not to let my disability hold me down, and start hobbling up the […]
The difference between HOPEfulness and HOPElessness can mean the difference between giving up and winning the prize.
Fear swirled around me, filling my head and controlling my thoughts. Too disoriented to know up from down. I couldn’t pay attention for any length of time and was often agitated and frustrated. These feelings were all based in fear. How was I going to live with a disability? How would I do it? The […]