Sometimes the most powerful way to find the motivation you need to get over life’s hurdles is to learn about others who have overcome incredible odds to find success. It doesn’t even have to be someone in your profession or someone with the same goals that you have. Because in the end, we all face the same variety of challenges in one form or another — presence of fear, lack of opportunity, physical or mental health limitations, financial setbacks — and we’re all trying to find a way to beat the odds.
So, today’s post is designed to give you that motivation — no matter what your goal in life is and no matter what your personal challenges might be — by learning more about those who have succeeded in the face of remarkable odds. You can learn a lot from these 5 stories of people with physical disabilities who rose to the top of their chosen professions by adapting to their environment and never giving up. Consider their stories, apply them to your own life, and perhaps you can turn your difficulties into a story of success. Continue reading
Singing songs of acceptance and understanding, students—some with cerebral palsy—star in a musical that's now the focus of a documentary.
This teen with CP is taking to YouTube to encourage the media to represent people with disabilities realistically! Here's her story!
Why did a photo of a teenager with CP hiking with his dad go viral? Was it because it captured the essence of a loving father?
What a moment at the football game for this six-year-old with cerebral palsy! He got not one, but two amazing gifts he'll cherish forever.
The snapshot above may look out of focus to you, but to Ashley Lasanta, who is disabled by cerebral palsy, it's a masterpiece! Find out why!
Can we now prevent cerebral palsy while the child is still in Mom's womb? A hormone known to help with sleep problems may just do it!
A prominent NY art gallery displays the intricate, cross-stitched portraits of international celebrities by a man with cerebral palsy.
Get ready to pump it up as we introduce you to comedian Zach Anner, his cerebral palsy, and his uplifting workout videos!
She's an Arab-American with cerebral palsy, and her sense of humor came through in a recent TED talk about her "other" 98 problems.