There Is An Ability In Disability

by | Dec 5, 2020 | Life

It is not always essential to portray physical strength to be powerful. It’s not necessary to observe the imposing routines of physical power, forms, and sizes. It is not a validation of emotional and mental failure to have an impairment. At times, strength signifies a more subtle sign that can happen internally. Meaning, anyone can be the smallest individual but still has the power to get over every bad day’s effects. That is why a person with a physical disability happens to be mentally more substantial than those who are not. 

Living Well with a Disability

It’s never easy to adapt to life with a disability, but there are ways to help yourself cope with disabilities, overcome obstacles, and develop a rewarding life.

Ability in Disability

Making the Adjustment

It can be a tough adjustment to adapt to life with a disability. We all tend to take our well being for granted—until it’s gone. But while you cannot reverse the situation or wish away your limitations, you can alter your thinking and cope with your disability. You are still in control of your destiny and can strengthen your freedom, sense of empowerment, and outlook in several respects. No matter your disability, it is entirely possible to overcome the difficulties you face and live a joyful life that is complete and satisfying.

The majority of us expect to live safe, long lives. So, when a disabling illness or injury hits you, it can trigger various disturbing emotions and fears. You may wonder how you’ll be able to work, find or sustain a relationship, or even be happy again. But while it isn’t easy to live with a disability, it doesn’t have to be a tragedy. Having a disability is difficult, but it’s also one of the wealthiest classrooms a human can experience, too. And you are not alone. Millions of people have traveled this path before you (the CDC reports that 1 in 5 Americans is disabled) and discovered ways to survive and prosper positively. You can, too.

  • Disability is an obsolete word. True happiness is possible in a “broken” body.
  • Patience can get you through almost anything. Let not physical inability be a deterrent.
  • Don’t sweat the little things.
  • Being different is an opportunity. Weakness isn’t always negative.
  • Life is short. Embrace everything.
  • Be Mentally healthy and outshine.
Ability in Disability

Defining by Ability

Don’t ever allow self-pity to cloud your dreams because there’s an ability in disability. What you label disability today could be a springboard to your success tomorrow. If you talk about your disability, then almost everybody has something about them they don’t like. It may be height, skin color, and to some, their physique. Therefore, you know that disability is a thing of the mind.

Whatever challenges you’re facing right now prove that you are healthy and resilient. So pursue your dreams and make them real. Stay strong and focused. And you can set an excellent example of such perseverance! Follow Joyscore for insights on leading a happy, content, peaceful, and grateful life. Download the app now

Dr. Bob Singhal

Professor Bhupendra 'Bob' Singhal, has taught creativity by joy and right-brain thinking, is a renowned international architect, won major design competitions, has over 70 awards, publications, and media mentions, and served as President of the American Institute of Architects South Bay. In 2011, in his book Joy in Health and Happiness: Your Optimal Path to Success, Professor Singhal wrote about the transformative power of joy and helped readers learn to enhance their daily experience of it.


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