Resilience

What People With Disabilities Can Teach You About Resilience

What People With Disabilities Can Teach You About Resilience

Can you imagine your life without feet?

Most people would cringe at the thought! Whether it was your feet, an arm, your thumb… it doesn’t matter as much. There is a certain fear that goes with losing one’s ability to function as they normally do today.

At the same time, what always fascinates me is that so many of the “able bodied population” (as we like to call it in the sledge hockey/Paralympic world) always look up to Paralympians and people with disabilities as some of the most inspirational, resilient, and incredible people on this planet.

A manager friend of mine was sharing how inspired he was about one of his employee’s positive attitudes, despite using a wheelchair everyday.

Which led to me asking these three questions…